[SpamCop-List] Re: Blocking images in OE 6
MikeE at ster.invalid
Thu Jul 7 20:59:14 EDT 2005
X-Newsreader: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
I'm currently using Win98se + OE 6.00.2600.1123
> BUT can't find any way to block
> the stupid pictures in OE 6.
Pictures display if you render html which can happen if you preview or
if you open your spam, neither of which are necessary for submitting it
> All the instructions I've come across
> insist I should be able to do this (Tools > Options > Security) but
> I'm apparently missing a crucial checkbox there.
Tools/ Options/ Security/ is where you can have OE use IE in restricted
mode, and it is also where you can configure to not open attachments
which is another issue. If you configure for IE in restricted mode,
that is tighter, because you can custom configure restricted so that it
doesn't do much of anything.
> Or, if I just can't block images, is there some way to just delete the
> stinking spam without any of it opening?!
You can delete it or you can report it -- either without opening or
> For that matter, I can't even "forward as attachment" to SpamCop
> without the stuff opening as I highlight it in the menu...
That sounds like you are previewing. Don't do that. That is in the OE/
View/ Layout/ uncheck show Preview Pane.
If you don't preview, nothing gets 'rendered' just because an item is
selected. You need to be able to select so that you can delete it, or
show the message source, or forward it as an attachment.
kibitzer, not SC admin
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