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Attachments open in word not as photos etc.

by jkarshna / July 6, 2004 11:31 PM PDT

I can no longer read some attachments sent to me on email...photos etc., using outlook express. I can read some, but when I try to read some others they open with WORD and all I get is computer code of some kind. What changed?

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Re: Attachments open in word not as photos etc.
by Papa Echo / July 7, 2004 12:19 AM PDT
What changed?

Probably file association. What type of attachments are you receiving ? What file types ? You need to have the appropriate programs uinstalled to 'read' the respective files.
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Re: Attachments open in word not as photos etc.
by jkarshna / July 9, 2004 12:37 AM PDT

Thanks for your help. When I receive emails from some friends they have attachments which are photos. I used to be able to point to the little envelope logo and the photo would appear. Now I do that and I get a word document that doesn't make sense and appears to be code. I have two computers. I can open these photos using that one. I must have changed something in IE but I don't know what.

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