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Mail Your MDB-ACDB
Don't let Outlook stop you
There was a lot of frustration with Outlook 200x. If an Access MDB file is received, Outlook expects the worst and blocks the attachment.
The trick has been to ZIP the file or change the extension to something like .DAT.
Here's a registry trick that restores Outlook to the good old days.
Outlook 2007, 2003, 2002 and Outlook 2000 SP3 allow the user to use a registry key to open up access to blocked attachments. (Always make a backup before editing the registry.) To use this key:
If you are using this registry entry, a glance at Help>About Microsoft Outlook will show Security Mode: User Controlled above the license information.Slipstick.com:
Opening .exe Attachments
Shortcuts for Sending Access Objects via Email
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<Doug Klippert@ 3:32 AM
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