Posted on 2002-06-19
Didn't know which category to submit this problem, so I just decided to try Win ME.
When doing an e-mail using Outlook Express and including an attachment, somehow/someway the name of the attached file gets changed. For example:
The file named:
Dock Letter.doc gets changed to: Dock Letter.4367DEFANGED-doc
Special Fund.xls gets changed to: Special Fund.97632DEFANGED-xls
I had e-mailed both of these files from work to myself at home and received both with the changed name. The original files on the work PC appear as they were originally named. Always seems to have 4 or 5 numbers followed by the word "DEFANGED" and the file extention preceded by a dash instead of a dot.
Suspecting perhaps a virus, at work using Mcaffee I scanned with negative results. At home using Norton 2002, I scanned with negative results.
Any thoughts ? Perhaps I should pose this problem in a different topic area.