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Outlook attachments have gone missing - replaced with originalmail.eml files

Posted on 2004-04-08
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In the past day my Word document attachments have been replaced with "originalmail.eml" files of the same size, but which do not open.

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Check these

OL2002: You Cannot Open Attachments
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q290497&

http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/esecup/getexe.htm

OL2002: Recipient Cannot Open E-mail File Attachment; Error Message Describes It as 'Potentially Unsafe'
http://users.pandora.be/almighty/olxpunsafeattachment.htm

OL2002: Administrator Information About E-Mail Security Features
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=290499

Get Access to Blocked Attachments in Outlook
http://email.about.com/cs/outlooktips/qt/et101601.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;290852

http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/esecup.htm
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I'm using Outlook 2002

My problem is that Word .doc files are being received as "originalmail.eml" attachments which are the same size but carry no information. It's definitely on my end, and I haven't changed any Outlook settings, and I have run "detect and repair" with no change.
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So you mean to say that apart from word , all other documents are received perfectly and also stored as they should be except word
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