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Every e-mail has attachment?

Posted on 2003-02-28
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
I have a user that just this morning had this start happening.  Almost every email that comes in has an attachment of a TXT file that is the email's body.

It is happening both from emails through my exchange server and other SMTP/POP3 addresses.

We were messing around with Yahoo! intellisync at the general time it happened if that helps. Any ideas?

Question by:johto
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Neo_mvps earned 680 total points
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Have the user restart Outlook.

Outside of that, this is most noticable when Outlook 98/2000 is configured in Internet Mail Only mode and the cliet receives a message that was encoded with the User Defined charset.  Every plain text message received after this one will look like you describe.  Restart Outlook and the problem goes away until the next time the client receives a plain text message that was encoded with the user defined charset.

Expert Comment

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Could be that every email he was receiving had a file attachment or was a forwarded message in which case this is completely normal.

Author Comment

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seemed to be a restart of outlook or the computer that did it. I will look into that charset stuff, is there anything on this machine i can change to be sure it doesn't happen again?

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Unfortunately you are at the mercy of who is sending stuff in.

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