Program trying to access contacts in Outlook



I am getting an error box when I send an email from
Outlook 2002. "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.'" I have run Norton Anti-Virus and have
the most current virus definitions. I have also downloaded
Microsoft SP3. What could be the problem? Thanks!

Jocelyn Fiorello [MVP - Outlook]

It's a known issue with SP3; security has been updated to more closely match
the security in Outlook 2003. You may be able to get around the problem by
either disabling Word as your e-mail editor or updating some of your
add-ins, especially virus scanners and spam filters (many major
manufacturers have already released compatible updates). See the following
articles for more information:;en-us;838871

Jocelyn Fiorello
MVP - Outlook

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Thank you. Disabling Word as my email editor in Outlook
worked and I no longer receive the error message.

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