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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This will at least allow you to decode the winmail.

Email messages and attachments are converted to files

After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out. Any help anyone can provide would be much appreciated. This would basically be every e-mail client aok than Outlook. Discussions cover types of Web browsers ranging from Mozilla FirefoxChrometo Windows Internet Explorerplug-ins, Latest e-mail providers ranging from G-mail to Yahoo wimail.dat, VoIP software, chat clients, fixing security issues, avoiding spam, toolbars, tabs, and anything related to Web applications.

You might want to check which email clients is set as default on your computer.

Proffitt Forum moderator November 20, 3: 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. They don’t always work but nice when they do. Once again I turn to my very patient experts Sorry this didn’t help. This causes problems, not for the sender of the email, but the recipient, particularly when actual files are attached to messages.


Why all my attachments are winmali.dat as winmail. I had found Ed’s message earlier.

Outlook. AOL users receiving attachments as files

The most commonly used email client programs at GPC seem to be Microsoft Outlook and Netscape specifically the Messenger componentwith a small minority of techno-geeks using Eudora. You’ll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here.

I appreciate your quick reply to my wimail.dat

And let’s repeat that winmail. You are posting a reply to: Unfortunately, Outlook does not “play nice” with the other email programs all the time. I get e-mails through AOL and hotmail. A workaround I use. It seemed to relate to how to SEND an e-mail oal a recipient The situation causing this is that people are using several different email client programs to receive, read, and send email. Very recently, people sending me e-mail – specifically Outlook winmail.dt users – have had their heretofore very processable attachments show up in my mail box as winmail.


When they attempt to open this file, either it can’t be opened at all, or it contains “garbage” data. Why are sent email attachments received as “winmail.

At least it works on the web mail at gmail. Ed O’Daniel gave a nice reply to this. If they don’t know how to do this, you can, of course, refer them to this document!

Excel attachment becomes winmail.dat in AOL

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. AZ BW, Nov 30, Hello, Recently we came across an issue with sending an excel files to AOL account.

How to pry open a winmail.

NT anotherusernameugh wanted embedded images. I didn’t see this on the winmail. GMail opened up the attached photo, just as it should, in spite of being from you-know-who’s Outlook. Why does my word attachments become winmail. The recipient gets it as a winmail. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Also deleted the AOL address from the autofill winmil.dat.