"A program is trying to access e-mail addresses you have stored in Outlook" message when you try to send an e-mail in Outlook 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1)

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Symptoms
When you try to send an e-mail message, you may receive the following message one or more times:
A program is trying to access e-mail addresses you have stored in Outlook. Do you want to allow this?

If this is unexpected, it may be a virus and you should choose "No".
Cause
This behavior occurs if you have installed the Microsoft OutlookE-mail Security Update. The Outlook E-mail Security Updateprovides additional levels of protection against maliciouse-mail messages. The update changes the way thatOutlook handles attachments and the way that Outlookcan be controlled programmatically.

For additional information aboutthis update, see one of the following articlesin the Microsoft Knowledge Base, depending on the version of Outlook that you have:
262631 OL2000: Information about the Outlook E-mail Security Update
262617 OL98: Information about the Outlook E-mail Security Update
OFF2000 OutlookSecurityUpdate
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