troubleshooting Question

Excel attachment smtp IIS7 (or any attachments)

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Hi Experts,

I think I'm a little over my head here, and I'm getting really frustrated as to why this is so complex?!

I'm writing files that go into a IIS7 pickup folder that get emailed. This works - I'm happy with that.
I'm now trying to attach excel files in each email, but that's seemingly difficult (why? - seriously WHY is this so difficult?!)

I've searched google and here and I can't find anything, I can only assume I'm searching for the wrong thing.
Let's face it - I thought this would be easier to find a solution because surely everyone would think this should be simple?!

Anyway, here's the code I have going into the pickup folder (some of it was found via google, so I'm not 100% sure what it does, but it was a start) - it attaches a file, but the file doesn't work. It also comes through as "Ctempttest.xls" instead of just "test.xls":

To:email@address.com
From:email@address.com
Reply-To:email@address.com
Subject:Testing Attachments
MIME-Version:1.0
Content-Type:multipart/mixed;
  Boundary="Attached"

--Attached
Content-Type:text/html;
<b>piss</b>&nbsp;<u>off</u>

--Attached
Content-Type: application/vnd.ms-excel; 
  name="Hello.xls"
Content-Disposition: attachment; 
  filename="C:\temp\test.xls"

Getting angry over this (as you can probably tell!)
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