EML file

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How do I open a EML File in Outlook Express? I get the following message when I try to open one.
"eml file not a valid WIN32 application."
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Commented:
sounds like yu have eml set up as an executable.. which is strange and owens advice is probably a good one

i would recommend the restore default file associations:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q262808
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To Restore Default File Associations
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
Click the View All Control Panel Options link, if present.
Double-click Folder Options.
Click the File Types tab.
Click the file type whose association you want to restore, and then click Restore.

NOTE: This option is only available if the default value has been changed.
When a file association is changed, the original association is stored in the registry to provide the ability to undo the change. If this has happened, the file information on the File Types tab in the Folder Options tool includes a Restore option in place of the Advanced option. Only the initial file association can be restored. This means that if a file association is changed three times, the Restore option only restores the original file association.

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Actually i would try this first

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;312355

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OLEXP: Unable to Open EML File Attachments in Outlook Express
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hm.. what the descriptions go over are basically the same as using the default filetype settings
strange that ms would take the long way around this

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An accepted answer to a similar question here
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win98/Q_20183119.html

Be sure to check for viruses first. You may just have your OE settings to disallow opening of that type of file.

Commented:
Hi,
Without a virus issue, the easiest way would be to drag and drop the EML file into OE.
How to do this?
- Copy the EML file to desktop
- Open Outlook Express
- Left click on the EML file, and while keeping the mouse button down, move the pointer onto the OE window
- You should see a (+) sign appearing near the pointer, move it to your Inbox folder, and drop it (leave the left mouse button)
Now you should see and open it in OE...

OK?

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