Attachments with Outlook 2000

  Derekwel 19:49 07 Jan 2003
  Derekwel 19:49 07 Jan 2003

When sending an attachment it is sometimes received in two parts, and always as a mass of numbers and symbols, never as the original. I receive attachments o.k. from others.

  Lú-tzé 22:58 09 Jan 2003

Try zipping the attachment and sending it - see what happens. Also, send an attachment to yourself and see how it arrives.

  Derekwel 20:48 17 Jan 2003

Thanks for the tip Lu-tze but no difference I am afraid. I am still sending rubbish. Sometimes being received as winmail.dat. Does that help?

  Lú-tzé 23:00 17 Jan 2003

Post some more info re your operating system, mail program, version numbers, etc. There may be a solution somewhere to be found in that info.

  Derekwel 16:16 18 Jan 2003

I am using Outlook from Microsoft Office 2000 Premium. My operating system is Windows XP Home edition.

  Lú-tzé 19:10 18 Jan 2003

Derekwel - it seems that the link given by ßéŁâ is yopur best bet. Have you tried it?

  Derekwel 12:12 19 Jan 2003

Yes, excellent link. I have adjusted the settings and it has stopped files being broken into several parts. Thanks Beta. If I send a Word doc as an attachment to myself as you suggested I am now able to open it. If I send that same doc to anyone else, even if they have Word on their system, all they receive is a jumble of numbers and letters, it is very odd.

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