non existent attachments on e-mail

  Snadds 07:49 17 Aug 06
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Can anyone tell me why on outlook express most of my incoming e-mail shows that there is an attachment ( the paper clip ) when in fact there is no attachment at all. Have I got some incorrect settings?

  johnnyrocker 08:53 17 Aug 06

check in security settings and untick 'do not allow attachments' etc


johnny.

  Snadds 09:34 17 Aug 06

thanks for the response johnny I`ve checked the settings as you suggest and that box is clear
John

  johnnyrocker 09:37 17 Aug 06

maybe the problem is the senders end?


johnny.

  jolorna 10:42 17 Aug 06

if its only a small file its showing the antivirus scanner outgoing details which you will see at the bottom of the email

  Simsy 10:55 17 Aug 06

click here

Regards

Simsy

  Bagsey 11:31 17 Aug 06

Are you using AVG anti virus?? If so then it is a common thing to happen if you are also using fancy fonts.If you want to get rid of this false attachment use plain text.

  Belatucadrus 14:17 17 Aug 06

AVG, Comodo and possibly some others can add a verification text to e-mail confirming it's clear on transmission or receipt. Though it shows in the body of the mail as a text addendum, it also shows up as an attachement.

  Snadds 22:11 17 Aug 06

Thanks Simsy and to you other guys who responded. You have answered the problem and provided the solution.
Snadds

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