Programmatic Access Security

By default, Outlook prompts users about suspicious programmatic activity only when valid antivirus software is not detected on the user's computer. You can change the behavior by configuring this setting to either never display the warning messages or always display the warning messages, regardless of whether valid antivirus software is installed.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista



  1. Warn me about suspicious activity when my antivirus software is inactive or out-of-date (recommended)
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Security
    Value NameObjectModelGuard
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Always warn me about suspicious activity
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Security
    Value NameObjectModelGuard
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Never warn me about suspicious activity (not recommended)
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Security
    Value NameObjectModelGuard
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2


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