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I have an office with 25 Windows 2000/Outlook 2000 clients an one Macintosh user. We moved from a pop3 email enviornment to  Microsoft Exchange 2000. Prior to the move, Outlook 2000 client could send excel an word  documents to the MAC with no issues. Now the MAC recieved a file "winmail.dat", and the excel file is not attached.  I can send an excel attachment from an outside pop3 source and it comes through OK.  I have allready tried changing the format from FTF to HTML and also tried plain text settings
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This is a frequently asked question.  winmail.dat is a proprietary message encoding that
only Outlook (and Exchange) understand. Here are various resources discussing the matter.

http://www.gpc.edu/~jbenson/resource/winmail.htm
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/Q138/0/53.ASP&NoWebContent=1

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