One of the world’s worst, most-annoying spam-prevention systems is the one in my current version of Outlook — Microsoft® Outlook® 2003 (11.8002.6568) SP2. I’d say about one out of every three times I attempt to click on a link in an email, I get a warning telling me that all links in the message have been disabled to help protect me from ones that may be “harmful”. As far as I can tell there is no way to globally deactivate this, so I have to continually enable links before I can click anything. It is obnoxious and insulting and I hate it.

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  1. Tools, Options, Preferences, Junk Email, turn off the checkbox.

  2. Doh! I’ve been living in a glass cage of emotion for a year now.

  3. Hi DVG, first time poster long time reader – just wanted to say that I was extremely frustrated by this problem until today when Kelly the commenter so kindly solved it for me. That is all. Thank you!

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