How to Prevent Message: A program is trying to send an email on your behalf. (Outlook)
You may receive a warning message in Microsoft Outlook when you attempt to send an email about suspicious activity. Your Windows antivirus software detects another programs is trying to access your e-mail address information or is attempting to send an e-mail message on your behalf and warns you. This behavior is controlled in Programmatic Access Security within Outlook.
Disable Microsoft Outlook Programmatic Access Security (Office 2010 and up)
- Launch Microsoft Outlook as Administrator (Right-click Outlook -> Run as administrator).
- Go to File -> Options -> Trust Center -> Trust Center Settings -> Programmatic Access.
- To disable the warning message, choose Never warn me about suspicious activity (not recommended).
As indicated by Microsoft Outlook, this is not a recommended setting so proceed with caution.
If you are unable to select any options, your Antivirus is likely outdated and you will see a warning message below.
Unavailable. This version of Windows does not support antivirus detection.