File Extension EMAIL


File extension: EMAIL
File type: Mail Message

Notes about the EMAIL file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The EMAIL file type is primarily associated with 'Outlook Express' by Microsoft Corporation. Rename to .EML to access in OE. Note: This file type can become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a file with this extension.

Detailed information for file extension EMAIL:

Primary association: Outlook Express
Company: Microsoft Corporation

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .EMAIL

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: Microsoft E-mail Message, AppName: msnmapi

ProgramID: Microsoft E-mail Message
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%

ProgramID: Microsoft E-mail Message
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%\MSN\MSNSharedFiles\MAILMAPI.DLL,LaunchEmailFile %1

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