email help

By focus_water
Mar 25, 2006
  1. i use hotmail to send email. when i send an app to my friend it says that it is unsafe but it is not is there a way i can send it?
  2. meatologist

    meatologist TS Rookie Posts: 134

    rename the file to another extension. ie - change it from applicationname.exe to applicationname.old or something.

    hotmail blocks .exe files as alot of virus or malicious programs are run as .exe's.

    just right click the file in question and Rename.

    Make sure you can see the file extension, otherwise it will only rename the file and not the extension.

    Open Windows Explorer and go to Tools, Folder Options, View and UNTICK Hide extensions for known file types....

    hey presto!
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