These are the fixes for a similar issue in Outlook Express. See if they
If you haven't already done it, shutdown and restart Windows. This
sometimes fixes the problem.
- If you still have a problem then try Start, Run and enter:
- If that doesn't help, then see if the fix in this article applies:
OLEXP: Message Appears Blank and Has an ATT000XX.txt or ATT000XX.htm
- If that doesn't help, then in Internet Explorer, select View,
Encoding and uncheck Auto-Select and choose instead "Western European
(ISO)". Then try reading your messages.
- If the problem is only with HTML messages, and you have OE6 with
SP1+, go to Tools, Options, Read and uncheck Read All Messages in Plain
Text. For a quick workaround for the current message, press ALT+Shift+H
Mike - http://TechHelp.Santovec.us
"Eduardo Lopez" <lopeze@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Yesterday I had a problem with my Windows 7 computer so I had to power
> off the hard way. When Windows came back online I opened Windows Mail
> and all
> my messages headers were showed, but now I can't see any content at
> instead I'm getting on all HTML messages two attached files,
> ATT000##.txt and
> ATT00)##.html (where # is any number, like a counter). For non HTML
> I'm simply getting a txt file with the message subject at its name,
> which I
> cannot open.
> I also noticed on the Newsgroups section the same behavior --the
> files. RSS feeds same thing.
> I removed all Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail registry keys at HKCU
> the user folders on C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live
> and C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail with the idea of
> Windows Mail rebuilding itself. I added again my hotmail account,
> folders were downloaded again and still same thing.
> I tried uninstalling Windows Mail with no luck, instead Windows
> throws the ugly error #80070002.
> I think the issue is with the rendering engine of Widows Mail, don't
> know if
> that thing is using IE under the hood.
> I would appreciate any pointers to solving this problem.
> Thank you!