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Hotmail has a bug on Firefox with attachment file name in Chinese

Microsoft Hotmail, or live, or outlook has the bug. It only happens when you received the email with an attachment, which has Chinese file name. And also you are using Firefox to open it.
As shown the screen shot below. the attachment has a Chinese file name with a normal extension name .pps. It is a Powerpoint file.
In Firefox, when I click to download, it pop up an download confirmation window, one underscore is added in the front, another underscore is added in the end of the file name. The extension name is changed to .pps_. Then the default program supposed to open the Powerpoint file can not open this file. I have to manually rename the file and let it run.
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Gap in the words

When a person lived in Canada for four or five years, understanding is totally different.
He has a viewpoint and wants to express it in his native language to the visitor from his native country. The result is a misunderstanding. The focus, target of meaning, is not being realized.
The reason is thinking in a different way.
Chinese from the mainland often looking for the gaps in the law. They have a very worse environment. The regular way, the way regulared by law, is not in reason generally.
Canadian often follow the law. It is simply way and I think over 90% of Canadians are do everything in this way.
Just like a piece of paper. You give one calculator to a Canadian. He read guideline carefully and learn how to use it. Chinese will leave the guide in the box and pull the calculator to use or hack it. They like to find their own way to use it.

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