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Windows 7: E-mail Compatibility

15 Jun 2013   #1
Artoro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
E-mail Compatibility

My Bro. in Canada uses Yahoo Mail. I use Windows Live Mail. I receive his OK. He receives mail and photo attachments OK but video attachments either fail to start or drop out. Are there compatibility problems between these e-mail providers?


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15 Jun 2013   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Artoro, what size are the attachments.
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15 Jun 2013   #3
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

If he is trying to download large video files, his ISP might not allow a very large video to come in, he should check with his Internet provider first to see what size file he can download via his mail server. Somewhere on yahoo.com it states how large a video file you can bring in using your web browser
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17 Jun 2013   #4
Artoro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Hi Artoro, what size are the attachments.
Sent three attachments 2.15MB:5.77MB:6.29MB
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17 Jun 2013   #5
Artoro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
If he is trying to download large video files, his ISP might not allow a very large video to come in, he should check with his Internet provider first to see what size file he can download via his mail server. Somewhere on yahoo.com it states how large a video file you can bring in using your web browser
Sent three video files, 2.15MB:5.77MB and 6.29MB. As you say, they could be too much for Yahoo. I will pass on you advice. Thanks very much for replying. Artoro.
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17 Jun 2013   #6
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Yahoo! Mail lets you send emails up to
•10 MB in total size.
This size encompasses both
•the message itself and all its attachments.
For Yahoo! Mail Plus users, the combined email and attachment size limit is 20 MB.
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17 Jun 2013   #7
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

see so if you add all those videos together you exceed the size
why not have him try to do them one at a time
in 3 separate emails
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20 Jun 2013   #8
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

All the 3 files together are most likely to be larger than what the mail accept, and consider that attachments actually takes around 33% more space than the file size itself (since they're encoded in Base64). Send 3 mails, one for each file, or for larger files, upload the file to some shared hosting like Megaupload, and send the link in the mail instead.
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22 Jun 2013   #9
Artoro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks to you all for your suggestions. I will try sending one at a time
Many thanks
Artoro
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