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Pictures in email

I am not sure if I can put this so it makes sense, but I'll try my best. This is very important and I need help ASAP! I cant find anything on it and I have looked every where.
I brought up some old emails, opened with notepad, of course they werent in the original form.... but, there is one that says MIME version, then has a bunch of characters, mostly letters and numbers in a huge paragraph. ( I know I must sound pretty silly to you all) I think this is a picture. Is there anyway that I can view this in any other program or is it lost forever???
it also says this: Content-Type: image/jpeg;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-Disposition: attachment;

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Sugarfly, Are You SURE That This Is A Picture?

Although it might be possible to copy the paragraph code to a text document, then rename the document from .txt to a .jpg file or simply rename your entire file as an .htm file (I've only had this work a couple of times) it's extremely important to be sure that the attachment is indeed a picture. Many virus attachments "appear" to be a picture but aren't.

Another option is to attempt to "decode" the file by using the free MIME decoder at the link below:

Hope this helps.


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Why didn't you open

them with your e-mail program?

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