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Outlook 2003 - Reading Pane

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:tazz: Hi All, First post on here, lets hope its a good 'un!

Writing some in house manuals for Outlook 2003 using exchange. I love the Reading Pane feature and have highlighted it in the notes and most of my screen shots contain images with the Reading Pane On.

I have been asked by the 'powers that be' to remove any positive reference to the Reading Pane and state in the notes that our department recommends you turn the Reading Pane Off for security reasons? I asked what security reasons and was told Viruses??? Anyone know if this is true? Are we more likely to activate a virus because the Reading Pane is on in the Inbox?

Many thanks,

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I agree with your "powers that be" that preview pane can cause loats of problems and one of them are viruses as it opens the actual e-mails for your to view by juct clicking on it. This is a security issue that might cause that machine to get infected with a virus by just clicking an e-mail. In all my work places, preview pane was disabled and was put into the default profile.
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