How do you delete a bunch of LARGE attachments, but leave the email message?


I have outlook express 6.0.

I have a large number of emails that have LARGE attachments.

I want to delete the attachments without having to go through each one, yet leave the email message body in the folder...


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Open up the e-mail - and then you should see the attachemnt under the subject.  Right click on the attachment & choose remove.  You can choose save as also if you would like that.


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keithedwardAuthor Commented:
duuuuhhh.... no kidding ..... I have a large number of attachments, and the attachments are ver large... it would take forever to do it that way... I was hoping there is a directory you could just go to and issue a delete command (or are the attachments in the mail box file?

Anyone else?

Not that I know of because Outlook would want to verify that you actually want to delete each attachment.

Why don't you create  a PST file & move them there?  That is what I did for one specific group of attachments.  You can easily sort the e-mails & highlight them all & move with one click.

Or if you are a programmer:

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