I overlooked thanking Stalion above and now Belatucadrus - very grateful. And sorry for delay - my public are very demanding !!
How do I find out the type of file ? It is totally legit. (from my cousin ) - but I doubt if she would know the type either. there is nothing to indicate this. It shows my inexoerience doesn't it ? Yeldarb
I'm somewhat surprised at the lack of ID as when you open an e mail with attachment in Outlook Express, the Attachment window should contain the file name, type and size i.e.:- "message.txt (600 bytes)". If not why not ask your cousin what program she used to make the eulogy with.
Stalion - I don't know what VoGtm is ..... I thought it was a person replying to mine !! Belatucardrus : No. All that the top of the email gives is From my cousin to me, date and time and subject (winnie (31.8KB) ............but ... by sheer accident I managed to open it. I found a command "save attachment. I did so to "my Ebooks" . and lo and behold when I opened My Ebooks, there it was in full glory and ready for printing. More by good luck than good science !! But I do thank you all for your interest
From the sound of things it was a PDF file where the extension had been accidentally removed from the file name at some point. I suspect if you right click the file and change the name from winnie to winnie.pdf it'll behave itself properly.
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