Blank messages in Outlook

  Szymanski99 12:56 24 Mar 2009
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I receive most messages fine, both HTML and plain text, but occasionally one turns up which is blank, except for any attached original message of mine and any coloured logos; i.e. the message text is missing. These messages (in HTML) can only be read by selecting "read message in browser" which works OK or by saving it as a .txt file, which of course loses any formatting.
Anyone know why this is? I'm using Office 2007.

  jack 13:38 24 Mar 2009

perhap your protection is trying to block it but not quite.
What ever the reason do not open it -simply delete.
I get two or three a week like this.
Nothing there so nothing to repsond to- so dunp it

  Szymanski99 16:01 24 Mar 2009

I'm sure in some cases you could be right, but a good number, including the latest ones, have been from a known source and messages I've been expecting. Another Bill Gates mystery!

  jack 20:14 24 Mar 2009

and you are expecting a message then that is a different issue.As the message can be rewadin in browser -that is on your ISP account site.
Then your software can be out of kiltewr
You mention Office 2007 -to read E-mail?
Try Outlook Express - pasrt of your Windows O/S
or download Mozilla ThunderBird/

  Szymanski99 00:04 25 Mar 2009

Outlook 2007 is part of Office 2007 - normally pretty good at reading email!

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