Message displayed to users who cannot view a rights-managed e-mail

This text is displayed to users who receive a rights-managed e-mail message that their e-mail management program does not recognize as being rights-managed. By default, the following is displayed to users when their e-mail management program does not recognize that an e-mail message is rights-managed:

'If you are not running an e-mail application that supports messages with restricted permission, such as Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 or 2007, you can view this message by downloading the Rights Management Add-on for Windows Internet Explorer from' followed by a URL for downloading the rights management add-on.

You can customize the text so that a different message is displayed to recipients in this scenario. The text is set in the registry of the e-mail sender's computer.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista

Enter a string value

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\DRM
Value NameDownlevelText
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value


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