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    Unable to read eml (OE6)

    I have an eml file that a relative forwarded to me that I cannot open.

    How come?

    He is fairly na
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    Re: Unable to read eml (OE6)

    Check out MSKB article 312355
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    Re: Unable to read eml (OE6)

    Bob:

    That went through with no errors noted...

    But now when I double click that item, it just opens OE, not that e-mail.

    No, there's something wrong, 'cause I just sent myself an e-mail with one of my own emails as an attachment -- one that I have read and thereby DOES open -- and as an attachment, it wouldn't open either...

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    Re: Unable to read eml (OE6)

    Chuck,

    Save the attachment to your desktop and Open it with Outlook Express or Outlook. It will open as a new email, and this time you should see the contents.
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    Re: Unable to read eml (OE6)

    Bob:

    When I do that, all that happens is that OE opens, but not that e-mail ... and I tried using several different emails as attachments, and got the same result.

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    Re: Unable to read eml (OE6)

    Bob:

    I went back to the original KB you gave me, copied the command, went to the eml file type, deleted the "Open", set up a new one, pasted in the command, and now it seems fine.

    Thanks for the assist.

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