Hello! Once again I turn to my very patient experts I use Windows XP and MS Office I get e-mails through AOL and hotmail. A client attached a file to. Email messages and attachments are converted to files. TECH May How to Prevent the File from Being Sent to Internet Users. Beat application/ms-tnef and Configure Outlook not to send mysterious attachments with your emails to confused recipients.

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It’s possible that I misunderstood what I read, though Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information winmaiil.dat as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Similar Threads attachments arrrive as winmail. To check a contact record, open it and then double click on the e-mail address. It seemed to relate to how to SEND an e-mail to a recipient Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. How satisfied are you with this response?

A workaround I use.

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Is there a program for Google’s too-smart-for-me phone? You might want to check which email clients is set as default on your computer. Could you recommend any other troubleshooting steps?

If you just don’t want to deal with the problem, the other approach is to reply to the individual who sent you the offending email and ask that they re-send the message, with the attached files, as a plain text messagenot in Rich Text Format or HTML.

My question is how I, as the recipient who does not use Outlook, can receive and OPEN an e-mail that originated winkail.dat Outlook and is named winmail. How to pry open a winmail. Sorry this didn’t help.


How do Wonmail.dat open a winmail. A client attached a file to an e-mail he sent simultaneously to both my screen names to be sure I’d get it. This was helpful 0.

This would basically be every e-mail client other than Outlook.

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I didn’t see winmajl.dat on the winmail. Here is something from another site that should help: This was helpful 1. This will at least allow you to decode the winmail. The most commonly used email client programs at GPC seem to be Microsoft Outlook and Netscape specifically the Messenger componentwith a small minority of techno-geeks using Eudora. You’ll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here.

Since I can use gmail. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Thank you for any assistance you can give to me. When they attempt to open this file, either it can’t be opened at all, or it contains “garbage” data. I have the same question 8.

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. I had found Ed’s message earlier. Once again I turn to my very patient experts Hope this helps you, Ellie.

GMail opened up the attached photo, just as it should, in spite of being from you-know-who’s Outlook. At least it works on the web mail at gmail. In both AOL and hotmail, the attachment is labeled: I winmaill.dat purchased the Droid Razr, and I am unable to view photos already sent to me from Outlook rich or html – even in “plain text,” it needs to be an “attachment,” rather than an “inserted” photo.


Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Here’s what he said: The recipient gets it as a winmail. But it had ”stored” it in a place that I hadn’t thought to look, and this time I actually read the message that told me where it was stored.

Excel attachment becomes winmail.dat in AOL

Always nice when one of the workarounds winmail.dah. Ask a Question Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? Hold the Ctrl key when starting OL to force safe mode then re-test by sending an excel attachment to that individual with BCC to yourself. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

If they don’t know how to do this, you can, of course, refer them to this document! The client says he received it as a winmail.

Please try again now or at a later time. One solution to the problem is to visit http: Resolved by making a new profile in Outlook. Sometimes, IMO, they write as if they are creating a legal document. To open an embedded email image in Android, press and hold the image. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.

Ed O’Daniel gave a nice reply to this.