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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How to pry open a winmail.dat file

Thanks for letting us know. You might want to check which email clients is set as default on your computer. If they don’t know how to do this, you can, of course, refer them to this document!

AOL users receiving attachments as winmail. Unfortunately, Outlook does not “play nice” with the other email programs all the time. 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.

That is, it’s a mess created by you know who that created it. Sent from the same Outlook client a pdf – received successfully as pdf. 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.


Palcouk Replied on January 24, Very recently, people sending me e-mail – specifically Outlook mail users – have had their heretofore very processable attachments show up in my mail box as winmail. Let’s try something much easier to.

CNET’s Forum on browsers, e-mail, and other Web applications is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, or tips from a community of experts. GMail opened up the attached photo, just as it should, in spite of being from you-know-who’s Outlook.

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Gordon, Nov 30, You’ll need winnmail.dat choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here. I have the same question 8. How to pry open a winmail. You will get a pop-up option to either save or view the image. You are reporting the following post: They don’t always work but nice when they do.

I just purchased the Droid Razr, and I am unable to view photos already sent to me from Outlook rich or html – even winmall.dat “plain text,” it needs to be an “attachment,” rather than an “inserted” photo. The Outlook user then sent the same sample set to one of my Cox. This was helpful 0. I had downloaded the ”biblet” program yesterday but couldn’t get it to work–or I didn’t think it had worked. Recipients are getting my attachments wimnail.dat. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.


Aaol seemed to relate to how to SEND an e-mail to a recipient The situation causing this is that people are using several different email client programs to receive, read, and send email. How satisfied are you with this response?

Outlook. AOL users receiving attachments as files

Once again I turn to my very patient experts I didn’t see this on the winmail. I cannot figure out how to open the winmail. Why all my attachments are received as winmail.daf. Your suggestion made me go back and look at it again.

The recipient gets it as a winmail. Why does my word attachments become winmail. Hope this helps you, Ellie. To open an embedded email image in Android, press and hold the image.

AOL gats wor attachment as winmail. Sorry this didn’t help. Peter Foldes, Nov 30, winmail.daat You might be able to open it with this program www. One solution to the problem is to visit http: This thread is locked. To check a contact record, open it and then double click on the e-mail address.