Why can't I simply email an xml file?

By neeboy74 ·
I swear, there are some days when I HATE using computers....I just bought a programmable mouse, and the profiles are xml files. I was building a profile for a program on my desktop, and then emailed the xml to myself to use on my laptop. The file shows up in my email screen as .xml, but when I download it, it comes out as an unusable .txt file. WHY???

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Why not use a...

by cmiller5400 In reply to Why can't I simply email ...

Why not use a USB memory stick to transfer the file?

It could be many things that are "changing" the XML file. Anti-virus scanners, the e-mail program blocking content...

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by seanferd In reply to Why not use a...

Have you tried simply renaming the file extension back to xml?

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Zip it

by Choppit In reply to Why can't I simply email ...

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