viruses are on the rise, and they typically spread through the passing
on of e-mailed attachments. It is highly recommended that you NEVER
OPEN AN ATTACHMENT without first verifying with the sender that it
was something they intended for you to open.
recommend that you download/purchase an anti-virus software package
that is able to scan e-mail attachments for possible viruses. Always
make sure your virus protection program is up to date.
careful when opening attachments as they may contain viruses. As a
general rule, do not open attachments sent to you by people you do
not know without first scanning it for viruses.
careful opening an attachment ending in ³.exe.² Clicking on these
attachments will automatically open (self-execute) the attachment
and possibly release a virus into your system.
can also drag the attachment icon from the Message List Pane to your
desktop to save it, and then open it from there.
Express will open JPEG and GIF image files directly inside the message.
America Online does not read MIME attachments.
you have a problem opening an attachment, you might try responding
to the person who sent it to you asking them for the name of the program
needed to view the contents of the attached file.