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firefox won't open .eml files

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whenever I receive an .eml email, firefox just shows a bunch of letters and numbers which make no sense whatever

whenever I receive an .eml email, firefox just shows a bunch of letters and numbers which make no sense whatever

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0C)

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cor-el
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You need to open .eml files with your email program (e.g. Thunderbird). Firefox can't open such files.

You need to open .eml files with your email program (e.g. Thunderbird). Firefox can't open such files.