How do I check a file attachment for viruses?
Instead of opening an attachment, save it on your computer and scan it with your anti-virus software. A file containing a virus cannot do any damage until you open it, so saving the file is not dangerous in itself.
For instructions on how to save an attachment in Email on the Web, click here.
Tip: If you would like to learn more about protecting your computer with anti-virus software, we recommend the Anti-Virus Software page.
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