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PDF attachment received as a DAT file in outlook express, thunderbird and outlook 2000 when sent from Outlook 2007 using pop3

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On sending mail with PDF attachment from Outlook 2007 using pop3 account, the mail is received as a DAT file to the recepients using outlook express, thunderbird and Oulook 2000.
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by:adnanj76
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Basically, it happens when Outlook combines the attachment within the mail message as Rich Text. Any other client other than MS Outlook will see this as Winmail.dat. Some times I also face this problem when I check email on MDaemon World Client(web based).

Check the following link on MS KB,

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;830302
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I solved the problem using OLE outlook.application
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