Outlook sent email attachment with error "666 Begin" received instead of attachment?

Posted on 2006-03-24
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
Msoft Outlook 2000 SR-1 (
Create jpg file and emailed to a designated email address. Document was recieved by party
with "666 begin" starting body text. The image didn't come through but it was noted that a variety of
machine code was shown below the "666 begin" ??? This has also happened during different times
sending pdf files as well.

Any direction for correction is appreciated.

Question by:design611
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    Expert Comment

    Greetings, Alex !

    Update Outlook 2000 to latest configuration. It is up to service pack 3.

    Check if Outlook is blocking attachment.  Allow JPG and PDF files with a registry edit

    Best wishes!
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    not Begin 666 ???
    if you get what appears to be a large block of alpha-numberic characters following that, with each line beginning with M (i think).
    The users enabled UUENCODING.

    Go to Tools > Options  > Mail Format > Internet Format
    remove the check from "Encode Attachment in UUENCODE formatwhen sending a plain text message"

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    We have not heard from you. Did any comment help you solve your problem? Do you have any more question? If an Expert helped you, please accept his/her answer above with an excellent or good grade.

    Thanks, war1
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    do wht you need to do; but I'm kinda hoping I get credit for this.  I can't imagine the issue being anothering other than an encoding issue.


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