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I have a question regarding file attachments with Outlook 2013. How can I get Outlook to accept and send attachments ending in .EXE ? I know allot of people would say send a zip file, but I know of allot of people who have no idea what a zip file is, and if they do, they don't have the means to open it. So I just want to send them a self extracting zip file ending in .EXE. I saw some ware that it was possible with Outlook. Does anyone have any ideas and/or suggestions? Last big question. I have an iCloud mail account (with my iPhone 4), and I want to have my iCloud e-mails in Outlook as well. I downloaded the iCloud 2.1.2.8 from Apple and I just finished installing it. I do not have a @me account (or I think I don't - I never use it). With that said, what are the settings I should have in Outlook 2013? I know Diane knows this, so that's why I'm asking. Thank You.


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Hello,

sorry if this has been previously addressed, but I did a quick search and I couldn't find anything close to my issue.

I don't know why but I can't send any email with files attached using Outlook 2013 with an Exchange Activesync account. If I use www.outlook.com, everything works ok, but using the client, the sending process seems to be endless.

Any help or advice please? I have disabled any add-on related with my Internet Security Suite in Outlook, though I had no success yet.

Thanks in advance.

Hi Everybody,

When I try to open file attachments , in Outlook Express 6, I get a error
message saying that there is no program associated with that file. But the
truth is I do have a selected program for the file types. They will open in
Windows Explorer with the program I selected and saved. But it seems like
Outlook Express can't access that information. Any ideas about this issue ?
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your friend,
Larry

Hello,

I am hoping that someone will be able to assist me with a problem that I
have been having in Outlook 2003. When I click on an Excel attachment from
an email in Outlook it opens fine, the problem is that when I try to do a
"Save As" to a network share that I have access to AND if the file is over
5MB I get a "Disk is Full" error message. However, if I copy the attachment
to my desktop and then copy it to the share I get no errors. Also, if I open
the Excel file after copying it to the desktop or C: of my computer and then
do a "Save As" there it saves to the share with no errors regardless of size.
I am currently the only user that is not able to open the file attachment
from Outlook 2003 and do a "Save As" from there. Can someone please assist
me?

Thank you in advance,
Jerry

Hi

My father-in-law can't send file, word, or picture attachments with Outlook
Express 6 on an XP machine.

He can send via his Hotmail account, but not through his Sympatico account.
When he sends via his Sympatico account, it goes all the way through the
motion and then just sits there with the bar showing about 99% complete.

We've tried
- talking to Sympatico but they say the problem it isn't on their end
- synchonizing and unsynchonizing
- checking/unchecking the "don't allow attachments" for incoming,
- checking "this server requires authentication
- rebooting.

Any ideas, been Googling all day and just the same answers that we tried.

cheers
tom

I cannot send an attachment with outlook web access. I can recieve them fine. As soon as I hit the "Add Attachment Now" button, the error I get is:

The page cannot be displayed

The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because the page address is incorrect.

HTTP 405 - Resource not Allowed

Please help me figure this out.
Thanks,
Jim

[ June 20, 2003, 08:29 PM: Message edited by: miatawnt2b ]

Are Outlook 2000 pst files compatible with Outlook 2007

Hi,
I found out that I can not use BCM with Outlook 2013 unless I have installed MS SQL Server 2008. Now, can I use MS SQL Server 2012 with BCM with Outlook 2013, if so can you tell me the exact version to use just so I can use BCM with Outlook 2013? I would appreciate it very much, again.
Thank You.
David

I have a user that is currently running Outlook 2003. When she receives
e-mails with .Jpg file attachments that have simplified chinese characters in
the filename; The Attachment cannot be opened with any picture viewer. If you
try to save the file to the desktop or drag and drop it to the desktop, it
only sets up a blank document (0 Kb). The file can be forwarded to other
people who can open it so it is not corrupt files.

If anyone can help with this I would appreciate it very much.

SP3 is installed.

Thanks
Ken

I have a user that is currently running Outlook 2003. When she receives
e-mails with .Jpg file attachments that have simplified chinese characters in
the filename; The Attachment cannot be opened with any picture viewer. If you
try to save the file to the desktop or drag and drop it to the desktop, it
only sets up a blank document (0 Kb). The file can be forwarded to other
people who can open it so it is not corrupt files.

If anyone can help with this I would appreciate it very much.

SP3 is installed.

Thanks
Ken

Hi,

Looks like there is an issue with Outlook 2013 client. I've noticed that if plain text email is sent with an attachment with SMTP connection then outlook lose the MIME format and sends uuencoded message to exchange server. I believe Outlook/Exchange server still supports the uuencoding so we don't see any problem when the message reaches to recipients but this is creating issues in our outlook add-in. Since our add-in expects that outlook should send MIME message. Outlook shows this peculiar behavior only in case of Plain text email with attachment and SMTP connection. If I repeat the same scenario with same attachment in Outlook 2010, I don't see any issue. Outlook 2010 sends proper MIME message.

I've collected the raw logs (attached with this thread) of DATA command in case of Outlook 2010 x86 and outlook 2013 x86, which clearly shows the difference. I am trying to send "first.png" attachment in plain test.

I am trying to understand why does outlook 2013 shows this peculiar behavior . Is this a bug or OL2k13 is trying to follow some standard, if yes what standard ?

Encryptomatic llc today announced the availability of OutDisk for
Outlook, an add-on file transfer protocol (FTP) application that
simplifies the process of sending big email file attachments for
Microsoft Outlook 2000/2002 XP/2003 users.

To send attachments with OutDisk, the sender opens a new email message,
clicks on the OutDisk email toolbar, selects the files they wish to
send, and then clicks the save button to return to the email message.

When the email is sent, OutDisk automatically routes the attached files
to the sender's FTP site, and inserts a download link into the email.
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compatible with other popular zip utilities.

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Hi All,

I have an email problem with Outlook 2000. I'm new to Outlook, but I come
from Outlook Express. When attaching a file in OE, an attachment header
would be added under the Subject header, and the file name would appear in
this header window. In Outlook, the file attachment appears in the body
(message portion) of the email as an icon, and when I send the email to
someone (form Outlook), they get the email but no attachment. I have
experimented with the following;

If I email an email form Outlook to myself, the attachment does come through
and I can open it.

If I email the attachment to someone using OE instead of Outlook, they do
receive the attachment and can open it.

Is there something in Outlook that I have to check or uncheck to get the
attachments to work properly? I have looked through every menu item and
options menu and can't seem to find anything.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated

Ron

P.S. I use Outlook 2000 because that's what I have, MS Office 2000. A bit
behind the times, but it still functions very well for my needs.

I have created a Word 2007 document (.docx file) and saved it to disk. I
attach the file to a message with Outlook 2007 and send it to another. When
(s)he receives the message using Outlook Web Access (OWA), the attached file
is listed with the message as a .docx file. However when the receiver
attempts to save the attachment to disk, it is saved as a .zip file. (Yes,
the saved file can be renamed back to a .docx file, then double-clicking on
it will bring it up properly in Word 2007, but many (most) people do not know
that trick!)

Same happens for .xlsx files...
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....DaveP

Hi! I had met with a strange problem with Excel 2007(.xslx file) attachment
in Outlook 2007. When I try to preview the attached file in Preview Pane of
Outlook it tell me that there is a MS Office Excel previewer error. Double
clicking on the attached file opens Excel, but it reports that "file is found
having unreadable content" and offers to recover the content of the workbook.
Nevertheless it can't do the job of recovering.
I had read some topics about Outlook problems and already tryed the trick
with cleaning the Outlook temp folder. But it didn't help.
At the same time if you save the attached file and then try to open from
Excel directly it opens just fine. Also Excel 2003 files open without problem.
I also tryed Office diagnostic option and it found no errors.
Coud somebody know wat is the problem.

hello everybody,

here i've a web application that allow people to download some mail as
attachment (.msg extension). On all clients xp Sp2 - Office 2000 it
works correctly: the files are open in a new mail of Outlook Express
and my users are able to forward this message. On the machines Xp SP2
- Outlook 2003 it does not work: users are able to download the .msg
file, but if they double click it an empty outlook express is opened.
If i rename that file in .eml everything works fine. Anyway i need to
make it works with msg extensions. With outlook 2003 it return me an
error (you have no permission or file is already open).
I've found many articles about the problems that google toolbar can
give, but no google toolbar is installed here, so that one is not the
right solution to my problem
doeas anybody have some ideas about it
looking forward answers
Thank you
Piero.

hello everybody,

here i've a web application that allow people to download some mail as
attachment (.msg extension). On all clients xp Sp2 - Office 2000 it
works correctly: the files are open in a new mail of Outlook Express
and my users are able to forward this message. On the machines Xp SP2
- Outlook 2003 it does not work: users are able to download the .msg
file, but if they double click it an empty outlook express is opened.
If i rename that file in .eml everything works fine. Anyway i need to
make it works with msg extensions. With outlook 2003 it return me an
error (you have no permission or file is already open).
I've found many articles about the problems that google toolbar can
give, but no google toolbar is installed here, so that one is not the
right solution to my problem
doeas anybody have some ideas about it
looking forward answers
Thank you
Piero.

I am having trouble sending large attachments through outlook 2003. Is
there a limit to the size you can send. I have one with about 24mb of info.
It is stuck in the outbox. I saw how to go offline and delete it but I
really don't want to because I scanned it all and don't want to do it again.
How can I get this file to go through?
Thank you.

Pearl King
Windows XP, Outlook 2003

As a long time user of Outlook Express (10+ years) I can usually figure out
how to fix most problems. But this one really has me baffled.

When I click on a JPG file attachment (incoming e-mail) I get the error that
I must go to Folder Options and associate the JPG file.

Well here's the rub.

If I associate JPG files with "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer" I *can* open
JPG e-mail file attachments just fine. But if I associate JPG files with MS
PAINT I keep getting the aforementioned error message. Namely, that I need
to go to Folder Options an associate the JPG file.

Please help.

Michael T.

My workplace runs Win2000/Office 2003. I'm using Outlook 2003 and olconn.exe
to connect to a Domino mail server (normal email client is Lotus Notes R
5.0.11).

In generaly, the connector works great. The only problem I have is with
receiving attachments (I can send them fine). At times, attachments will get
corrupt and I'll get the message:

"The attachment can't be downloaded from the server. Make sure your
computer is connected to the network and your Domino server is running, and
then try to download the attachment again."

Dettaching these problematic files doesn't seem to follow any patterns:
Sometimes it will occur with a sender, and then not again with the same
sender. It also doesn't seem to be linked to file size - I've received the
error with large and small file attachments.

Any ideas would be appreciated! Thanks.

I cannot receive messages in Outlook from some of my contacts that send me
large attachments, such as digital files. I use Outlook as my e-mail with
Roadrunner broadband. What do I need to do to setup the e-mail up correctly.
Roadrunner (Time Warner) has not responded to my problem. I am using Office
Outlook 2003.

I am having trouble sending large attachments through outlook 2003. Is
there a limit to the size you can send. I have one with about 24mb of info.
It is stuck in the outbox. I saw how to go offline and delete it but I
really don't want to because I scanned it all and don't want to do it again.
How can I get this file to go through?
Thank you.

Pearl King
Windows XP, Outlook 2003

I found a script (I THINK that it's a Visual Basic Script, not sure) on an Outlook forum, which Diane Poremsky is on, and I was wondering how I can use/run it in Outlook 2013. What should be the ending of the script? Here is one of the smaller scripts:

PHP Code:
Option Explicit

Public Enum olSaveAsTypeEnum
  olSaveAsTxt = 0
  olSaveAsRTF = 1
  olSaveAsMsg = 3
End Enum

Private WithEvents Items As Outlook.Items

Private Const MAIL_PATH As String = "d:e-mails"

Private Sub Application_Startup()
  Dim Ns As Outlook.NameSpace

  Set Ns = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI")
  Set Items = Ns.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox).Items
End Sub

Private Sub Items_ItemAdd(ByVal Item As Object)
  If TypeOf Item Is Outlook.MailItem Then
    SaveMailAsFile Item, olSaveAsMsg, MAIL_PATH
  End If
End Sub

Private Sub SaveMailAsFile(oMail As Outlook.MailItem, _
  eType As olSaveAsTypeEnum, _
  sPath As String _
)
  Dim dtDate As Date
  Dim sName As String
  Dim sFile As String
  Dim sExt As String

  Select Case eType
    Case olSaveAsTxt: sExt = ".txt"
    Case olSaveAsMsg: sExt = ".msg"
    Case olSaveAsRTF: sExt = ".rtf"
    Case Else: Exit Sub
  End Select

  sName = oMail.Subject
  ReplaceCharsForFileName sName, "_"

  dtDate = oMail.ReceivedTime
  sName = Format(dtDate, "yyyymmdd", vbUseSystemDayOfWeek, _
    vbUseSystem) & Format(dtDate, "-hhnnss", _
    vbUseSystemDayOfWeek, vbUseSystem) & "-" & sName & sExt

  oMail.SaveAs sPath & sName, eType
End Sub

Private Sub ReplaceCharsForFileName(sName As String, _
  sChr As String _
)
  sName = Replace(sName, "/", sChr)
  sName = Replace(sName, "", sChr)
  sName = Replace(sName, ":", sChr)
  sName = Replace(sName, "?", sChr)
  sName = Replace(sName, Chr(34), sChr)
  sName = Replace(sName, "", sChr)
  sName = Replace(sName, "|", sChr)
End Sub 
Can anyone tell me if this saves all my new e-mails as text or just the ones I want?

Secondly, I've been noticing that I've been receiving a lot of errors in my send/receive dialog box (with RSS feeds only). Here is just one sample of the error: Code: Task 'RSS Feeds' reported error (0x800C0006) : 'Synchronization to RSS Feed:"http://www.linkedin.com/rss/questions?cat=PRO_CMA" has failed. Outlook cannot download the RSS content from http://www.linkedin.com/rss/questions?cat=PRO_CMA because of a problem connecting to the server.'
I know that it's not connecting to the server, but why is this occurring, and how can I, if possible, correct this?

Lastly, this is a double loaded question. I have downloaded holidays from 2013-2022, how can I incorporate them into my Calendar in Outlook 2013, and do I need to call this file any special file, or can it just be a text file. Here is just a very small sample of the holiday list:

Code: [United States] 264 Christmas Day,2012/12/25 Christmas Day,2013/12/25 Christmas Day,2014/12/25 Christmas Day,2015/12/25 Christmas Day,2016/12/25 Christmas Day,2017/12/25 Christmas Day,2018/12/25 Christmas Day,2019/12/25 Christmas Day,2020/12/25 Christmas Day,2021/12/25 Christmas Day,2022/12/25 Now the other part. I have a list of appointments for Physical Therapy for three days a week for the next three months. Can anyone tell me what type of format does this file have to be in and how should it be set up? For example,

Thursday, June 6 2013 10:00 AM Physical Therapy with NovaCare (Theresa - Therapist)
Friday, June 7, 2013 11:00 AM Physical Therapy with NovaCare (Jeffery - Therapist)
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 11:00 AM Physical Therapy with NovaCare (Theresa - Therapist)

etc., etc., and so on.

Can I set up a text file, or what ever, and have them imported into Outlook's Calendar like the holidays?

I would really appreciate any and all assistance with these matters.
Thank You.

Outlook 2003 SP2, WIndows XP Pro WP2, POP3/SMTP email

How to use the MyDocuments button in the Outlook 2003 insert file dialog
window when MyDocuments Redirection is in force through group policy?

I recently implemented MyDocuments redirection to the users home folder
through group policy. Users can access all their files as they normally do
except when attaching an email file attachment. If the User clicks on
MyDocuments in the Insert File dialog window in OUtlook 2003 an access denied
message is displayed. If the user navigates to the home folder through the
Look In combo box or clicks on MyComputer or Network Neighborhood they have
full access to their home folder as they should have. I tried the steps in
KB #252732 but then MyDocuments in the Insert file dialog window comes up
blank and group policy changes my override.
--
Dennis

Windows XP Pro SP2, Office 2003 STD SP2, POP3/SMTP

How do I send multiple compressed JPG file attachments in Outlook 2003?

One of my users routinely sends photographs as email file attachments. Our
ISP has a 10MB limit on file attachments. He was trying to send a group of 10
compressed JPG files (a total of about 1MB). The message is sent
successfully but without the compressed JPG file attachments. He can send
other attachments without any trouble.

Dennis
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Dennis


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