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4.4.6 Attachments added to the MailMessge are corrupt. Printer Friendly   Email This FAQ   Discuss

You may want to try changing the attachment encoding. For example, create your attachments like:
MailAttachment attachment = new MailAttachment( "test.txt", MailEncoding.Base64)
MailAttachment attachment = new MailAttachment( "test.txt", MailEncoding.UUEncode)
Also, if you are using this on Windows 2000, there may be a bug in your IIS SMTP Service. Check out
Periods at the Beginning of a Line Are Removed When Placed into the SMTP Pickup Directory

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