How to decode attached files when using Compuserve.

A typical attached file would be a mime .zip file.

  • 1) In your Compuserve Information Manager go to the menu where it says FILE
  • 2) Select "SAVE AS"
  • 3) You need to search for a mime decoder so: GOPCFF or GOMACFF
  • 4) Select KEYWORD
  • 5) enter the keyword "mime" or "mime decoder"
  • 6) You also need a zip program such as PKAZIP which is shareware.

    PKAZip may be obtained via

  • Alternatively you could ask for the file to be resent uuencoded and/or compressed differently, or as a long text file.