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Attachments and Viruses

Before opening attachments, be sure you know what you're opening and where the attachment is coming from.

Below are the most common file attachments that may possibly contain viruses:

Suspicious File Extensions
.EXE
.VBS
.PIF
.COM
.BAT
.DOT
.DOC
.SCR

If you receive a suspicious email with a file attachment using any of these file extensions, you may consider deleting them instead of opening them. If you do decide to open an attachment, we suggest saving the file to disk first, then running a virus scanner on the file.

For more information about anti-virus software, click here.


The following related topics are available:

Opening Attachments
Sending Attachments
Saving Attachments
Problems Opening Attachments

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