Embedded Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in Outlook 2007 becomes an image after sending

When I sent an embedded excel spreadsheet to an email in Outlook 2007, the recipient is not able to double-click nor right-click | Worksheet Object | Edit or Open in the cell and edit the data in the table.

I read this post :http://www.office-outlook.com/outlook-forum/index.php/m/396355/  but it did not resolve the issue.

My Outlook is set to RTF.   I did have Office 2007 Compatibility but I uninstalled this and uninstalling Office 2007 compatibility did resolve the issue.

I have Office 2007 standard and Exchange 2003.

Thanks in advance.
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vendorsupportConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I found the solution.

Click Other Actions > Edit Message.  Make sure that RTF is the Mail Format of the original message.
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SiddharthRoutCommented:
My first thought would be Antivirus interference. I had read it a long time ago that Norton interferes when you insert and object such as Excel Spreadsheet in MS Word or MS Powerpoint. Mind you MS Outlook uses MS Word as the word editor. BTW which Antivirus do you have?

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SiddharthRoutCommented:
While I was trying to find the link which suggests what I mentioned above, I came across this link which is similar to what you are going through.

Topic: Embedded Excel document turned into an image and text box file
Link: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2007-word/embedded-excel-document-turned-into-an-image-and/4226f1b4-7ae5-496c-8af5-413762f839d9

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SiddharthRoutCommented:
Ok, managed to find one link to what I suggested in post 1

Topic: Can't edit Org Chart, Graph, Excel
Link: http://www.pptfaq.com/FAQ00236.htm

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vendorsupportAuthor Commented:
Thanks, I will try your suggestions.
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vendorsupportAuthor Commented:
I have tried your suggestions but no luck.

I even created a new virtual machine > installed Office 2007, no antivirus installed, no group policy inherited, no updates to either OS or Office 2007 (however, kb 974631 was installed automatically when I installed Office 2007).  I don't know a way to uninstall kb974631 via command line or from Program and Features.

Any other help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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SiddharthRoutCommented:
Ok see this. I think this link will help. It mentions that this problem happens when you send email in RTF as you are doing. Have a look.

Topic: Attachments Turn Into Winmail.dat Files
Link: http://www.logicaltips.com/LPMArticle.asp?ID=460

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SiddharthRoutCommented:
vendorsupport: Isn't it the same what I mentioned in ID: 35373970

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vendorsupportAuthor Commented:
I found my own solution.
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