Sending and Retrieving a File

You can use e-mail to easily share a file, such as a picture or a document by attaching it to an e-mail. Upon receiving the e-mail, the recipient can open the file in the program that created it or save it. Make sure you know and trust the sender before you open it, because it might contain a virus or other security threat. It’s important to keep your antivirus software up-to-date. The Attachment Manager provides security information to help you understand more about the file you are downloading. If an attachment is considered safe, Windows Mail makes it completely available to you. Examples of safe attachments are text files (.txt) and graphic files, such as JPEGs (.jpg) and GIFs (.gif). If an attachment is potentially ...

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