OL2002: AlwaysSign or AlwaysEncrypt Policy Is Not Enforced on Replied or Forwarded Messages

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When you use the AlwaysSign policy to enforce all e-mails to be digitally signed, or when you use the AlwaysEncrypt policy to encrypt all e-mail messages, reply and forward messages are not enforced by the policies.

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.

Client Patch

   Date          Time       Size        File name        ------------------------------------------------   10-Jan-2003   17:21:45   2,383,252   Outlook.msp				

Full File Patch

   Date          Time       Size       File name        -------------------------------------------------   10-Jan-2003   18:56:29   5,206,944  Outlookff.msp				
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table.
   Date           Time       Version       Size        File name        ----------------------------------------------------------------   19-Sept-2002   15:23:05   10.0.4517.0     105,032   Envelope.dll   09-Jan-2003    16:31:40   10.0.4907.0     346,696   Exsec32.dll   08-Aug-2002    21:22:20   10.0.4406.0     137,800   Impmail.dll   14-Nov-2002    19:14:22   10.0.4712.0     539,208   Outlcm.dll   09-Jan-2003    16:31:42   10.0.4907.0   6,314,568   Outllib.dll   11-Oct-2002    16:14:26   10.0.4608.0      92,744   Outlmime.dll   12-Sept-2002   21:52:42   10.0.4510.0      47,688   Outlook.exe   08-Nov-2002    15:47:32   10.0.4705.0     121,416   Outlph.dll   25-Nov-2002    12:50:22   10.0.4721.0      47,688   Recall.dll				
This fix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) fix. To install the fix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed. For additional information about Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
325671 OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this fix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office XP SP-2 fixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330537 OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.

Article ID: 812478 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 18:02:53 - Revision: 3.2

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