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Receive email & Attachments


Receiving an Attachment:

  1. Select the Inbox from the Folders list on the left of your Outlook Express window
  2. Messages with attachments are displayed with a paperclip symbol next to their header on the right of the window

To view the attachment right away

  1. Double click on the message to open it
  2. Double click on the name of the attached file to open it. If you don't have an application associated with the file you may not be able to view it until installing the program on your computer.

To save the attachment for later use

  1. Right-click on the attachment filename
  2. From the pop-up menu, click on Save As
  3. Choose a location from the Save In drop down list, then click the Save button
  4. You can then open the file whenever you want to.



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