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Old 05-04-2006, 09:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've searched the forums and can't find an answer to this one...

I just got my new 8700g, and every attachment that I received on an e-mail becomes "winmail.dat"

jpg's, pdf, doc, everything... and no "open attachment" option in the menu. What am I missing???
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I did a google search and found this: http://www.gpc.edu/~jbenson/resource/winmail.htm
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I did a google search and found this: http://www.gpc.edu/~jbenson/resource/winmail.htm
Thanks, but nothing there helps. I never had this problem with my 7100t, and the e-mails when received in my regular inbox are fine, and i have no option to open attachments on my BB...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tha TeeKayCee Yo
Problem
When you receive a message on the BlackBerry device, the option to open attachments is not available. A winmail.dat file is attached to the message instead of the original attachment.

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BlackBerry Internet Service is not compatible with rich text format (RTF) messages created with Outlook 97 or Outlook 2000.
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Thanks Phil!

I searched the BBF for about 30 minutes and couldn't find anything!
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