Open An Attachment, It Comes Out All Scrambled With Random Letters And SymbolsAug 21, 2009
Whenever I try to open an attachment, it comes out all scrambled with random letters and symbols.
Whenever I try to open an attachment, it comes out all scrambled with random letters and symbols.
Friend of mine sent me an attachment which is in Chinese language. He uses Yahoo.com, and I use cogeco.ca. We sent e-mails in Chinese many times without problem. Attachment in Chinese is the first time From him.
** the file is in DAT file type **
Here is my problems : -
1.) I attempted to open the attachment and I got the following error message : " This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action.Create an association in the Set Associations control pane."
2.) So, I saved the attachment to Pictures folder, and opened it to Notepad. It worked, BUT content was all scrambled. Couldn't read. Now in WM, I can decode it, but in notepad there is no such option.
3.) Then I tried Microsoft Power Point. It couldn't find the darn attachment.
4.) Then I tried both the Microsoft Office Excel and Adobe Reader, non worked.
Note : I did include Notepad, MS Excel and Adobe as the programs it will open onto, in case someone wondered.
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