[24hoursupport] Re: strange attachments

  • From: "MATLIN" <MATLIN@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 12:10:31 -0700

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

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