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Old 08-05-2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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I use gmail's webmail and my job requires me to transfer documents back and forth, images, and so on. When I send a message with an attachment (document or image) to someone to receive, can they see my home directory name? (example: User/JohnDoe/Documents) which reveals my computer, account name, and where the document came from or is the receiver only able to see the attachment itself?

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Old 08-06-2012, 03:43 AM   #2
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The receiver only able to see the attachment itself webdeveloper

Example, I sent myself my Avatar via Gmail to Hotmail

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