Reasons for Windows® Mail attachments to go missing and ways to avoid this issue
What causes mail attachments in Windows Mail to go missing? What can be done to solve this problem?
Windows Mail is an e-mail program that comes with enhanced features. Windows Mail supports POP3 and IMAP E-mail accounts. It is also a newsgroup that manages the e-mail account and news account. The function of both Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail are similar. Windows Mail has some advanced features such as automated Junk email filter and quick email search utility. The purpose of Windows Mail is to set-up an e-mail account which allows you to store and receive e-mail. The benefit of Windows Mail is e-mail management and offers message rules for easily organizing e-mail. Thus, it helps to manage e-mail easily. Windows Mail also has a user-friendly environment. With the help of creating specific folders and subbing folders, you can locate e-mail messages.
Following are the issues when attachments are missing from e-mail messages in Windows Mail, causes and ways to solve the problem:
- Tips to solve the issues
There are several problems if there are attachments missing from Windows Mail. Issues occur if the current e-mail settings are set incorrectly. If the attachments are large files, then they will be missing from the e-mail message. It causes several security issues and you may not be able to use e-mail properly.
There may be several reasons which cause attachments to go missing from Windows Mail. One of the main problems is due to Rich Text Format. The attachments saved by WINMAIL.DAT attachment are not visible by Windows Mail. Other issues that occur are due to document library, incorrect e-mail address and with the size of the e-mail attachment. Antivirus programs such as Norton AntiVirus can cause attachments to go missing.
In order to solve issues with missing Windows Mail attachments, you need to uninstall the antivirus program that causes issues with e-mail messages. You may set-up Windows Mail to access particular size of e-mails. Another method to resolve the issue is disabling e-mail scanning by your antivirus program. In order to launch e-mail attachments, you can use the plain text format that helps to solve the problem.
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