Solved

This attachment is a MAPI 1.0 embedded message and is not supported by this mail system.

Posted on 2006-07-19
7
11,815 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I received an email from a GMail account to my Outlook/Exchange account.  The email is from a trusted party and attached to it was an unknown file type that my Outlook cannot open.  The properties of the file is empty and is a mere 89 bytes.  The file supposedly contains some textual information that I need but cannot "extract".

When opening it with Notepad, the resulting text is "This attachment is a MAPI 1.0 embedded message and is not supported by this mail system."

Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:mcnuttlaw
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 97

Accepted Solution

by:
war1 earned 500 total points
ID: 17139036
Greetings, mcnuttlaw !

You can add the attachment extension to the Level1Remove key to allow the attachment in Outlook

http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/esecup/getexe.htm
or
http://www.simtel.net/pub/pd/62314.html

Best wishes!
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mcnuttlaw
ID: 17139069
There is no attachment extension.   The properties of the file says the file types is a "file".  
0
 
LVL 97

Expert Comment

by:war1
ID: 17139149
mcnuttlaw,

Log into your Gmail webmail account and see if you can view the file.
0
Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mcnuttlaw
ID: 17139183
The email was sent to my Outlook from another user's Gmail.  
0
 
LVL 97

Expert Comment

by:war1
ID: 17139413
Is the attachment WINMAIL.DAT file?  Even if not, try the decoder in this page.

http://www.gpc.edu/~jbenson/resource/winmail.htm
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mcnuttlaw
ID: 17141959
Nope the attachment is not a .dat file.  It is a blank file.

The gmail user will resend the file.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mcnuttlaw
ID: 17141971
Although it didn't fix my problem, I am accepting the answers 'cause they are good solutions for other issues that may arise.
0

Featured Post

Free Trending Threat Insights Every Day

Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Use email signature images to promote corporate certifications and industry awards.
Check out this infographic on what you need to make a good email signature that will work perfectly for your organization.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now