EML Outlook files as Templates - don't work

  Carol Sco 15:15 17 Jul 2007
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I want to save a file on my desktop as an .Elm file so I can open it and edit it basically use as a template.
I am not able to do this but on searching the net I found this info from Microsoft: click here
I have searched and can't find the update in my add remove/ run the download to "fix" the problem and even made the changes to my registry and I am still unable to open and edit a file saved as EML from Outlook Express (version6)
I do have Office installed in this machine but not Outlook.
Can anyone think of why the fix would not solve the problem? Have any ideas what else I could try. TIA

  Carol Sco 22:20 17 Jul 2007

Sorry to bump this but any help/ideas would be really appreciated.

  beeuuem 22:33 17 Jul 2007

Try the information from click here

  beeuuem 22:38 17 Jul 2007

PS try the registry fix from the above rather than the manual route click here

  beeuuem 22:40 17 Jul 2007

PPS to get the fix right click on the link and 'Save target as' and save to a place where you can find it again e.g. Desktop

  Carol Sco 22:42 17 Jul 2007

It works!!! :) Thanks beeuuem I was going round in circles till you answered - really appreciate your help

  beeuuem 23:22 17 Jul 2007

My pleasure - you sound almost as surprised as I feel when one of my suggestions works.

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