Opening files with extension .email ? Says I need "america.exe"

Where can I get the file "america.exe"
mredAsked:
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Neo_mvpsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Try the following...

* Save the *.EMAIL file to your hard drive
* Rename *.email to *.EML

Double click on it.  Does it open in Outlook Express?
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Neo_mvpsCommented:
Hmm... about the closest description of what you describe.

http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/19caa.htm


Can you open the *.email file in Notepad?
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travalCommented:
Basically something has mucked up your file association table.  What program are you using for email, by the way?

The name of the file (america.exe) gives me an idea who might have mucked it up, so I ask you mred :

Are you now or have you ever been an AOL user?

(aaah McCarthy, I miss that guy)
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mredAuthor Commented:
traval,  My dad used AOL on this computer. I use both hotmail and outlook express.  Outlook Express opens most .eml files but not the .email ones! What about my "folder options" "file types" and "open with" I don't know how to edit that very well. I usually fail. Any suggestions?

P.S. No virus. & is't not a text file.
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slink9Commented:
Hold down the Shift key and right-click on one of the .email files.  You should get an option that says Open With.
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travalCommented:
What program are the ".email" files from?  I'm not familiar with that file format.

Try holding down shift, then right clicking on the .email file and choosing "Open With".

Try opening this file with Outlook Express, Notepad, Internet Explorer, or Microsoft Word.  If one of these programs allows you to view the message, follow the same procedure but when you get to the "Open With" menu check the box to always open this type of file with this program, and it will take care of the File Association for you.
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travalCommented:
slink9, I didn't refresh the screen and my answer was kinda a repetition of yours, sorry for the toe steppage.
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slink9Commented:
Almost an hour difference.  Interesting, but no biggee!!
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mredAuthor Commented:
They are something that a friend forwards to me; jokes, and I tell it to open with Outlook Express form the "Other" option in "file types" point to "msmimn" the outlook express .exe to start outlook then it goes to the mail and never opens the file.


Damn
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mredAuthor Commented:
Oh Hes, In notepad i opened it and there was text but also what I figure was a picture. Garbage; about 2k worth like this;

ki9 fg0w204925sgjsdaer9u02asfiwy3ovp4uq02u7vv
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travalCommented:
Have you ever been able to open this file type?  Do you know what program they are created in?  What ISP is your friend using?  What ISP are you receiving the mail on?
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mredAuthor Commented:
I will contact who wrote it and see if I can get an answer on what program created it. It is always forwarded to me so the person I know that sends it doesn't know and has no idea of what that would have to do with anything. I will look into it thanks everyone for the advice. I'm ashamed I didn't figure that out myself.
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Neo_mvpsCommented:
I think you closed this a little to soon.  The reason why is if the idea of renaming the file worked, the next step would have been to add the following into the registry.  This way when the item comes in as an attachment, you could just double click on it and it would open. (Tested under Windows 2000)



REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.email]
@="Microsoft Internet Mail Message"

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mredAuthor Commented:
Hay  Neo_mvps,
I just went to the adobe site you first mentioned. That is the exact message I get. But I still don't know what application makes the document. Will let you know when I do.
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