Hello! Once again I turn to my very patient experts I use Windows XP and MS Office I get e-mails through AOL and hotmail. A client attached a file to. Email messages and attachments are converted to files. TECH May How to Prevent the File from Being Sent to Internet Users. Beat application/ms-tnef and Configure Outlook not to send mysterious attachments with your emails to confused recipients.

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Other than this, there’s not much you can do on your end to fix the problem, since it’s not your email program generating the problem.

Email messages and attachments are converted to winmail.dat files

The client says he received it as a winmail. How do I open a winmail. The Outlook user then sent the same sample set to one of my Cox.

One solution to the problem is to visit http: When they attempt to open this file, either it can’t be opened at all, or it contains “garbage” data. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Once again I turn to my very patient experts It seemed to relate to how to SEND an e-mail to a recipient I had found Ed’s reply earlier today, but if I understood it correctly, it seemed to me that it was instructions about how to SEND an e-mail and attachment using Outlook to a recipient who does not have Outlook.


If you just don’t want to deal with the problem, the other approach is to reply to the individual who sent you the offending email and ask that they re-send the message, with the attached files, as a plain text messagenot in Rich Text Format or HTML.

Since I can use gmail. Any help anyone can provide would be much appreciated. Sorry this didn’t help.

Email messages and attachments are converted to files

Let’s try something much alo to. And let’s repeat that winmail. In both AOL and hotmail, the attachment is labeled: To check a contact record, open it and then double click on the e-mail address. They don’t always work but nice when they do.

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Hold the Ctrl key when starting OL to force safe mode then re-test by sending an excel attachment to that individual with BCC to yourself. At least it works on the web mail at gmail.

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Peter Foldes, Nov 30, I cannot figure out how to open the winmail. I had found Ed’s message earlier. How to pry open a winmail. Resolved by making a new profile win,ail.dat Outlook. Thank you for any assistance you can give to me.


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If they don’t know how to do this, you can, of course, refer them to this document! NT anotherusernameugh wanted embedded images. This will at least allow you to oal the winmail. Thanks for letting us know. Always nice when one of the workarounds works. AOL gats wor attachment as winmail.

You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Ail or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Turns out it had converted my winmail file back to the original PDF!

You might be able to open it with this program www. Please try again now or at a later time. The previous versions were bad, but at least the attachments were usable.

To open an embedded email image in Android, press and hold the image. Still excel files continue to be winmwil.dat as.