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Outlook Express 6 Windows/ XP Professional

by SCart11 / April 6, 2005 1:57 AM PDT

When I try to insert a file attachment in an e-mail the file is being converted to a .lnk file. How do I resolve this issue - Help!

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How are you
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 6, 2005 2:10 AM PDT

trying to insert a file attachment into an email?

Are you trying to attach a file to an email? If so, did you use the "Attach" button? It looks like a paper clip.


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Outlook Express/Win XP
by SCart11 / April 6, 2005 2:56 AM PDT
In reply to: How are you

Whether I use the "Insert" button or click on the "paperclip" the file I want to use will have .lnk - i.e. "trees.doc.lnk" - also this happens to Word Documents and Word Perfect

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The lnk
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 7, 2005 8:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Outlook Express/Win XP

is a shortcut file.

ie, if you have a word document on your hard disk in My Documents, and place a shortcut to that document onto your desktop, that shortcut is a file with a lnk extension.

So, what are you trying to attach to the email, a shortcut to the actual file you want to send, or the file itself?


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