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#270474 11-May-2020 12:59
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I don't use a cell phone and my camera broke some time ago. I was given another one that seems to work okay, but I am having trouble sending photos to people as email attachments. The photos look okay at my end, and I have even tried editing and resaving them with Paint to screen out anything that might affect them, but I have had complaints from different recipients that the photos are not coming through. I don't know why and I don't know what to look for. One photo I uploaded to Geekzone worked fine. The problem seems to be with email attachments. This always worked well in the past with my other photos so I don't know what could be causing it. The only thing that is different is the camera.


Here is what one person sent back to me. I am just showing the first part. It goes on for quite a long way. 




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M_]C_X `02D9)1@`!`0$!+ $L``#_VP!#``@&!@<&!0@'!P<)"0@*#!0-# L+
M#!D2$P\4'1H?'AT:'!P@)"XG("(L(QP<*#<I+# Q-#0T'R<Y/3@R/"XS-#+_
M,C(R,C(R,C(R,C(R,C(R,C(R,C(R,C+_P `1" 0-!S,#`2(``A$!`Q$!_\0`
M'P```04!`0$!`0$```````````$"`P0%!@<("0H+_\0`M1 ``@$#`P($`P4%
M! 0```%]`0(#``01!1(A,4$&$U%A!R)Q%#*!D:$((T*QP152T? D,V)R@@D*
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M`Q$$!2$Q!A)!40=A<1,B,H$(%$*1H;'!"2,S4O 58G+1"A8D-.$E\1<8&1HF






The camera is a Nikkon Coolpix S7000. The email is Windows Livemail. I am sending the photos as file attachments, as I always have. 











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  #2481148 11-May-2020 13:06
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Are you using a mail app or webmail?  If you're using a mail app, try using webmail and see if it works.  If it does then there's an issue with your mail app.  

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  #2481158 11-May-2020 13:35
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That is uuencoding. It is a very old method of attaching files and I wouldn't be surprised if some modern clients don't support it anymore.


If you can configure your client to use MIME (preferably with base64 encoding), use that instead.



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  #2481176 11-May-2020 14:16
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Thanks guys. Changing the encoding appears to have done the trick. Where would we be without Geekzone?



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  #2481268 11-May-2020 15:05
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