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Old 01-28-2015, 10:51 AM
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I have been using Thunderbird for years and am now getting long streams of characters between the body of the email and any attachment I add. Any thoughts on getting rid of this crap? It distresses clients thinking it is a virus/malware and just annoys the hell out of me.
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Old 01-28-2015, 01:09 PM
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Check your signature file? Delete and then create it again?
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Old 01-28-2015, 01:27 PM
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Hmm.. Maybe you have PGP enabled?

Does it look like this?

http://www.atomichelix.com/images/bb...privatekey.png
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Old 01-28-2015, 01:40 PM
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Hmm.. Maybe you have PGP enabled?

Does it look like this?

http://www.atomichelix.com/images/bb...privatekey.png
No, this is an example of some of it. PGP is an add on that TBird does not automatically support. This garbled stuff will go on for pages in many different alpha numeric combinations and languages.

%PDF-1.3
%
1 0 obj
<</Metadata 8 0 R/Pages 2 0 R/Type/Catalog>>
endobj
2 0 obj
<</MediaBox[0.0 0.0 606.96 792.36]/Count 1/Type/Pages/Kids[4 0 R]>>
endobj
4 0 obj
<</Parent 2 0 R/Contents 6 0 R/PieceInfo<</PSL<</Private<</V(3.2.9)>>/LastModified(D:20150128155434-00'00')>>>>/MediaBox[0.0 0.0 606.96 792.36]/Resources<</XObject<</Im0 5 0 R>>/ProcSet[/PDF/ImageB]>>/Type/Page>>
endobj
5 0 obj
<</Subtype/Image/Length 138144/Filter/DCTDecode/Name/X/BitsPerComponent 8/ColorSpace/DeviceGray/Width 1686/Height 2201/Type/XObject>>stream
%&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijst uvwxyz G@1TΙ $~}̃[A]t_z
b}"ʰ#
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Old 01-28-2015, 01:41 PM
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Check your signature file? Delete and then create it again?
Thanks, didn't work.
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Old 01-28-2015, 01:50 PM
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Kinda looks like it's trying to embed it. Are you sending HTML mail? Switch it on or off depending what you have set and see if that does anything.
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:23 AM
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I'm stumped. Using the same version of thunderbird with the same options/settings on another machine with no such problem.
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:25 AM
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Odd! Tried a reinstall?
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Old 01-29-2015, 05:14 PM
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Odd! Tried a reinstall?
Yes. Guess I will just use the GMail internet app for sending attachments.

Pet peeve of mine, always considered browser based email "email for dummies".
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:37 PM
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Oh, that Thunderbird. From the title I thought I was not the only one that could not beat him in fantasy hockey.
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