You use an Internet Mail Program or Lotus Notes and got an e-mail with an Winmail.dat attachment (it’s from an Microsoft Outlook user), but don’t know what to do with that e-mail resp. attachment. Here some suggestions:

Ask the sender to send you that e-mail again in PLAIN TEXT or HTML

Let the sender check if you are listed in his contacts and when yes, that the sender change the Internet Format of our E-mail Properties to ‘Let Outlook decide the best sending format’

Use a Winmail.dat reader like the Winmail.dat Reader to read the content

For some more background information’s read this article from Microsoft:

How to Prevent the Winmail.dat File from Being Sent to Internet Users

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