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unable to view email attachments!!!!

Yell Srik
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Joined: Mar 10, 2004
Posts: 61
I have an email account with
In this account, whenever i receive any attachments and click on 'View Attachment' option, i am getting an error message, "The file cannot be opened". But when i save it, i am able to open and view the document.
When i open a different sify email account on the same machine, i am able to view the attachments.
I checked the same mail account (the one where i was unable to view attachments) on another machine and here the 'View Attachment' option works perfectly
What might be the reason for why i am unable to view the attachments in my machine?
Sameer Jamal
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Joined: Feb 16, 2001
Posts: 1870
I think that particular attachment might be a corrupt file have you tried to open another attachment with the same email account.
Yell Srik
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Joined: Mar 10, 2004
Posts: 61
Hi Sameer,
Thanks for the reply.
It is not a corrupted file. Because in that account, i am unable to open any file in any of the formats like doc, ppt, txt, jpg, gif etc.
I am not talking of a single file. Whatever attachment i get, i am unable to 'view' it.
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