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Sending an executable file via Outlook

, 24 Dec 2010
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I've renamed files to *.ex_ and they seem to be accepted by Outlook. As a last resort, I zip the *.ex_ and then send the zip. The same thing happens with *.msi (renamed to *.ms_) and other files recognized as containing executables.
I've renamed files to *.ex_ and they seem to be accepted by Outlook. As a last resort, I zip the *.ex_ and then send the zip. The same thing happens with *.msi (renamed to *.ms_) and other files recognized as containing executables.

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Walt Fair, Jr.
Engineer Comport Computing
United States United States
Walt has been playing with software since around 1967 and has generated more runtime errors than the average village idiot. He is a CEO, Petroleum Engineer, software consultant, janitor, and now a graduate student again. Rather than sleep, he also plays with algorithms and systems for technical computing, develops software for engineering evaluations and is an avid amateur radio operator.
 
Walt was admitted back to UT Austin and is actually attempting to complete a PhD in engineering, thereby proving that he is crazier than the average old fart.
 
And now UT has gone and admitted Walt to PhD candidacy, proving that old guys can still ... what was he doing again?

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GeneralGlad to hear you fixed it! PinsubeditorWalt Fair, Jr.27-Dec-10 13:53 
GeneralRenaming pacifies Outlook most of the time, but Outlook was ... PinmemberDavidCrow24-Dec-10 2:40 

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