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OFF2000: Routing Office Document Prompts After You Apply Outlook E-mail Security Update

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SYMPTOMS
When you try to route a Microsoft Word document, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation or a Microsoft Excel workbook (point to Send To on the File menu, and then click Routing Recipient), you may receive the following prompt 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".
When you click the Route button, you may receive the following prompt:
A program is trying to automatically send e-mail on your behalf.
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 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, please see one of the following articlesin the Microsoft Knowledge Base, depending on whichversion of Outlook 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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Article ID: 263092 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 00:32:48 - Revision: 3.1

Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition

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