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outlook: can`t open e-mail attachment

by jumpy / March 16, 2004 9:46 PM PST

i can`t open e-mail file attachment, file name :read html, when i click on it iget a message saying "the attachment is a type not yet supported" i`m running windows 98, any help would be appreciated, thanks

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Re:outlook: can`t open e-mail attachment
by Kees Bakker / March 16, 2004 11:21 PM PST

What happens if you save the attachment and click on it in Explorer?

And are you sure the filename is
:read html
It's invalid filename (filenames can't contain a colon). Please give the full filename from Explorer, including extension (set Explorer options to NOT hide extensions of known file types).


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Re:Re:outlook: can`t open e-mail attachment
by Dan70 / March 17, 2004 5:06 AM PST

Look under Outlook Express "tools-options-security" is the box checked that says Do not save or open attachments that may contain viruses?
If so uncheck this box. (And be carefull)

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