Ask the Expert

Opening email and eml attachments in Outlook express

I can't seem to open .email or .eml attachments in Outlook express. Opening it with Notepad is dumb and I tried it. What do I do?

    Requires Free Membership to View

It is possible those file extensions may have been associated with Notepad. If that is the case, you can re-associate them with Outlook Express by going to the file 's properties | clicking the Change button next to Open With, and selecting Outlook Express from the list. Nevertheless, were this the case, you would still be able to open the file by right-clicking on it, selecting "Open with", and selecting Outlook Express from the list.

This was first published in July 2006

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: