Thanks for the lesson and advise. You are great. The problem is partially solved. The eml file opens most of the time, but if is a fwd file it can be saved but not opened. It goes in circles between saving and trying to open, Any ideas? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Spider" <spider1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 2:18 AM Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: strange attachments > > The eml file extension should already be associated with Outlook > Express. The fact that it is not indicates some sort of problem with > OE. You should probably run a repair on your version of Internet > Explorer first. If that fails to resolve it, then try setting another > mail program as your default email and then return to Outlook Express. > That can be done in IE under Tools / Internet Options / Program tab. A > third way would be to save one of the eml files to your desktop. > Highlight it and then hold the shift key down while you right click. > Choose the Open With option and select Outlook Express. If you don't > see it in the list click browse and find msimn.exe on your drive. Be > sure and check the box to "Always use..." if you use this method. > > Spider > Largo, Florida 33771 > http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1 > > > -----Original Message----- > From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of MATLIN > Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 3:57 AM > To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [24hoursupport] strange attachments > > > > I had been an aol user for years and just changed to ATT Cable. I am > using outlook exprtess 6. When I get mail from AOL users, if they are > forwards, they come as attachments and they are designated as *.EML. I > can't open this type and can't find any assistance to explain what this > type is and how to oen it. > > Any help would be appreciated. > > Steve - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.