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Windows 7: Sending EXE.Files via Hotmail

16 Jun 2012   #1
x BlueRobot

Sending EXE.Files via Hotmail

Does anyone know if it's possible to send Exe. files via MSN Hotmail?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Harry,

Normally you would just have the .exe in a ZIP file, and send the ZIP file instead. This avoids the .exe from possibly getting blocked.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2012   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64

I just tried with and without zipping it up, and only the zipped one went through. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

16 Jun 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

another way is to use dropbox and paste the public link to the exe in your message
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2012   #5

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Does anyone know if it's possible to send Exe. files via MSN Hotmail?
I just did a test. Hotmail won't let you attach a file with an "exe" extension but it will accept and send the same file if you change the extension to something else like "exee".
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jun 2012   #6
x BlueRobot


Okay thanks guys! (:
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jun 2012   #7

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome. Glad we could help. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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