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Attachments from Hotmail ???

I am running Win XP (home) with Outlook Express through high speed internet. When I receive messages from a friend via Hotmail, at their end, with an attachment, I get the message, but the attachment say "text" and when I click on it, all I get is a blank window for Notepad with no text. Why does this happen? I am able to receive all other messages w/attachments from other sources such as Outlook Express, Yahoo, etc. Am I doing something wrong? Thanks for your help....

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Attachments ....

It said "Text", but what did your friend say ? Did your friend really send you an attachment ?

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It's a bug with Hotmail

I have several friends with Hotmail accounts and I get the same thing. I also read about it in a newsletter. Microsoft is aware of the problem but so far, there is no fix.

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