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Why am I sending Winmail.dat instead of .doc attachments?

Why do some external clients receive Winmail.dat instead of normal .doc attachments even though the message format is plain text?
See if Preventing Winmail.dat from being sent over IMC or How to prevent the Winmail.dat file from being sent to Internet users to help resolve this.
This was last published in January 2003

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