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am I sending infected attachments?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by honah, Jan 30, 2007.

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    i'm having problems sending Word documents to certain email accounts. It seems that higher security accounts won't open them, but lower security (yahoo) wil open them. I had the problem a few weeks ago. I ran an spyware clean up program and it seemed to fix the problem. But now it's happening again and the clean up didn't help.

    if i try to open the word doc from email, an internet "cannot find page" error comes up. then, if i save to disk, word opens and shows me the graphic (as if cut and pasted in) of the internet error message.

    i'm running windows xp and I can open the attachments in yahoo, but not in microsoft small business server email. but I can forward them from small business and open them in yahoo again.

    any ideas?
     
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    I send attachments to my boss all the time. About a month ago, he and another collegue couldn't open them, but other collegues could. We all use different email servers. If I send it from a Windows Small Business Server email account and try to open it in the same account, the "page cannot be found" error message appears. If I try to save it to disk, when I open it, Word opens and the graphics of "page cannot be found" error message appear, as if cut and pasted into a word doc. But the attachment icon in the email says .doc and appears to be an appropriate size. When I forward them back to my yahoo account, they open fine.

    This same thing was happening a month ago and I ran a spyware clean-up, which seemed to fix the problem. But when it started happening again yesterday, I ran the spyware (which found 1 critical object), but it didn't solve the problem.

    Plus, Tech Guy wouldn't let me post it, even though it's a small file. Could there be something corrupted in Word? The Microsoft SBS email wouldn't open files that worked fine a few days ago either. I'm stumped (not that it takes much to stump me).

    Here's a zipped file, which I've been told scans clean. Someone said something about my micros? Can anyone...um...check my macros?
     
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