Attachments have a different file name to the original in Microsoft Word

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Question

Why is the attachment file name changed in a new Lotus Notes memo when using File > Send To > Mail Recipient from Microsoft Word?

Cause

The installation of Microsoft Word Security update KB969603 causes the file rename due to security considerations.

Security Bulletin from Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-027.mspx

It has also been reported that KB973443 has the same effect.

Security Bulletin from Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-068.mspx


Answer

This issue is fixed in 8.5.2.

Fix details: SPR# MPGY7TWK3S

Refer to the Upgrade Central site for details on upgrading Notes/Domino.

As a workaround, attach the attachment to a Notes memo manually.


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Document information


More support for:

IBM Notes
Mail

Software version:

7.0, 8.0, 8.5

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1397140

Modified date:

2013-04-25

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