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I notice that I cannot receive any embedded photos that he sends to me. Right-click the pasted file, and then click Rename. Has anyone ever heard of this strange phenomenon? Until this issue is fixed, we will have to pass on SBS.) Friday, November 19, 2010 1:32 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote The problem is not check my blog

Cheers Mike Friday, January 17, 2014 5:13 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Worked for me too! How to use it: System Requirements: GDS installed. So then HTML or plain text should solve this problem. World wide, more than 300 million people use Outlook.

The problem does not seem to happen when forwarding from the MSN account. thanks scott You have to delete the autocomplete cache (RTF settings are saved with the addresses.) This finally worked for me! This can include a secure network share server such as SharePoint.

Yes No Great! Reply With Quote 01-19-2005,02:48 PM #4 r8500 View Profile View Forum Posts Ultimate Member Join Date Feb 2003 Location Pittsburgh, PA Posts 2,711 What version of Outlook does the sender have? have tried everything I could think of or find on a google search: - Set Contact to "Let Outlook decide the best sending format". - In Options/Mail/Compose Messages in this format Thank you, Art Monday, November 15, 2010 3:58 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I found the solution: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958012 Only this is for Office 2007, so you have

Most of them come from the same person, too, so some of those work and some don't. It's quite strange. Win 7 (64). They receive emails from 49 of us with perfect attachments and screengrabs etc all great one poor user (had to be the important finance manager) - no matter what she sends,

For more information about unblocking attachment file types, see the Microsoft Support article on blocked attachments in Outlook. Automating Extraction of Emails (GDS version 5.7) An anonymous visitor to this site kindly provided an updated version to work with GDS 5.7. DWORD for 32bit Outlookor QWORD for 64bit Outlook. He is the only person that has said anything about this happening so I'm assuming he's the only one that is experiencing this.

This probably happens almost daily so you should hear back from me soon. Does anyone have any idea what is going on? Reply With Quote 01-19-2005,02:54 PM #8 r8500 View Profile View Forum Posts Ultimate Member Join Date Feb 2003 Location Pittsburgh, PA Posts 2,711 From what I have read, Outlook 2000 someimtes Include instructions in the message about how the recipient can rename the file by using the original extension (in this case, as program.exe).

Results 1 to 11 of 11 Thread: Outlook 2K attachments losing file extensions Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search http://nexwarecorp.com/outlook-2k/outlook-2k-how-to-create-distribution-list-based-upon-certain-outlook-category.html Use a zip program to package files before you attach them to your e-mail message. Ask the sender to resend the renamed attachment to you. Important Note about GDS Versions This article was originally based on experiments in September 2006 with GDS version 2 (dating from December 2005) & M$ Outlook 2000 running on M$ Windows

Not only do you have to remember to change to plain text for just the few recipients that have this problem, but you lose all the HTML formatting features - it's Please treat this only as emergency resort and please make proper back-ups! There are many ways to do back-ups, the routine I use is: Don't use M$ Outlook if you can avoid it. http://nexwarecorp.com/outlook-2k/outlook-2k-blocking-attachments.html Obviously this issue is for those of us who use Outlook to send/receive emails.

Copyright 2002 Quinstreet Inc. Instead tell us how to fix it so that it works like its supposed to. Anything from family members finding out about their birthday presents to rival businesses finding out commercial secrets.

Reply With Quote 01-19-2005,02:59 PM #10 r8500 View Profile View Forum Posts Ultimate Member Join Date Feb 2003 Location Pittsburgh, PA Posts 2,711 The only other thing I could think to

Also, there are four email accounts setup on this outlook client. However, it is important to keep in mind that such files can contain macros that have the potential to spread viruses. Proposed as answer by Masakrator1 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:36 PM Edited by Masakrator1 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:56 PM Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:31 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign This seems to particularly happen with the From header.

How can we improve it? If you have any formatting in your signature, it will convert that into the "winmail.dat" file for Rich Text (as any signature formatting is actually rich text) and mess up the People obviously want to send emails with formatting and attachments embedded. More about the author It might be when it recognises the recipient as the current user, it thinks it not worth bothering the user with a display of their own email address.

The problem does not seem to happen when forwarding from the MSN account. type: perl GDSCachedEmailExtractor.pl "" .) The emails should (hopefully!) be saved as HTML files in a subdirectory of the current working directory called 'RecoveredEmail'. any help or suggestions are greatly appreicated! The sender can send you a link to the attachment on the server or FTP site.

I don't believe winmail.dat is part of an accepted standard. (For what it's worth, my company is considering Microsoft SBS and Exchange. For more information about this issue, you can refer to the following KB articles: Winmail.dat attachments are included in received e-mail messages in Outlook http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278061 How to Prevent the Somehow Exchange remembered the old parameters, but now you can't change it from MS Outlook(i think). How to use it: System Requirements: GDS installed.

Nor can I find any "Let Outlook choose" option for his email address. In particular the programs work byrecognising specific details of the GDS web site structure and page formats to find their way around in GDS, so they might need adaptation to work Thanks. As the programs are Perl scripts, you can open them in a plain text editor and alter them as match your GDS formats if required.Updates so far by visitors to this

Advanced Search Forum Software Internet Related Issues Outlook 2K attachments losing file extensions If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Reply With Quote January 20th, 2005,05:52 PM #3 mcseguy9 View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Jun 2001 Posts 448 Interesting, maybe it is a variation. It does not remove those summaries from its cache even when the original files or emails are deleted (it has been suggested to me that this feature is probably just because It's definitely not limited to Forwarded emails.

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thanks scott Thursday, January 26, 2012 6:57 PM Reply | Quote 4 Sign in to vote Having the same issue as everyone else, tried all the plaintxt fixes, edityed The Word docs are all coming from within the organization, not from the Internet or outside the organization, so supposedly the message is just traversing the LAN. Sometimes expected headers are missing. http://help.em.ucla.edu/app/answers/detail/a_id/1196/~/preventing-the-winmail.dat-file-from-being-sent-to-your-contacts-in-outlook-2010 Proposed as answer by datpete Friday, November 16, 2012 2:13 PM Friday, November 16, 2012 2:08 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have not found any