What attachments should I block?

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Question

GMS Anti-Spam provides the ability to remove files with certain attachments from email messages. By choosing the correct extensions, you can reduce the number of large email messages and virus issues.

Answer

We suggest some of the following file attachments should be banned:

  • .ade Microsoft Access project extension
  • .adp Microsoft Access project
  • .bas Microsoft Visual Basic class module
  • .bat Batch file
  • .chm Compiled HTML Help file
  • .cmd Microsoft Windows NT Command script
  • .com Microsoft MS-DOS program
  • .cpl Control Panel extension
  • .crt Security certificate
  • .eml Outlook email folder
  • .exe Program
  • .hlp Help file
  • .hta HTML program
  • .inf Setup Information
  • .ins Internet Naming Service
  • .isp Internet Communication settings
  • .js JScript file
  • .jse Jscript Encoded Script file
  • .lnk Shortcut
  • .mdb Microsoft Access program
  • .mde Microsoft Access MDE database
  • .msc Microsoft Common Console document
  • .msi Microsoft Windows Installer package
  • .msp Microsoft Windows Installer patch
  • .mst Microsoft Visual Test source files
  • .pcd Photo CD image, Microsoft Visual compiled script
  • .pif Shortcut to MS-DOS program
  • .reg Registration entries
  • .scr Screen saver
  • .sct Windows Script Component
  • .shs Shell Scrap object
  • .shb Shell Scrap object
  • .url Internet shortcut
  • .vb VBScript file
  • .vbe VBScript Encoded script file
  • .vbs VBScript file
  • .wsc Windows Script Component
  • .wsf Windows Script file
  • .wsh Windows Script Host Settings file

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