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July 22, 2005 2:10:35 AM

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hello,
windows 95b (do not have msWord or msOffice etc. --i do have wordpad and
notepad:-)
cannot open a file which is the following:
Name: <fileName> v6ws.doc
Type: Download File (application/msword)
Encoding: base64
Description: <fileName> v6ws.doc
(negative with my av)
wordPad: shows some text, squares and hieroglyphs
notePad: shows the same.
conversions plus (very old) displays nothing
i.e. 5.x shows same as wordpad.
i would appreciate any help
thank you in advance!

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Anonymous
July 22, 2005 2:10:36 AM

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"Tanya" <tjtmdREMOVE_THIS@attglobal.net> wrote in message
news:42E0559B.60C1C00E@attglobal.net...
> hello,
> windows 95b (do not have msWord or msOffice etc. --i do have wordpad and
> notepad:-)
> cannot open a file which is the following:
> Name: <fileName> v6ws.doc
> Type: Download File (application/msword)
> Encoding: base64
> Description: <fileName> v6ws.doc
> (negative with my av)
> wordPad: shows some text, squares and hieroglyphs
> notePad: shows the same.
> conversions plus (very old) displays nothing
> i.e. 5.x shows same as wordpad.
> i would appreciate any help
> thank you in advance!

Try the free Word readers available from Microsoft

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA01044981...
July 22, 2005 4:08:52 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win95.general.discussion (More info?)

please disregard .. resolved with WD97VW32.EXE
thanks...

Tanya wrote:

> hello,
> windows 95b (do not have msWord or msOffice etc. --i do have wordpad and
> notepad:-)
> cannot open a file which is the following:
> Name: <fileName> v6ws.doc
> Type: Download File (application/msword)
> Encoding: base64
> Description: <fileName> v6ws.doc
> (negative with my av)
> wordPad: shows some text, squares and hieroglyphs
> notePad: shows the same.
> conversions plus (very old) displays nothing
> i.e. 5.x shows same as wordpad.
> i would appreciate any help
> thank you in advance!
July 23, 2005 4:33:41 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win95.general.discussion (More info?)

Hugh Candlin wrote:

> "Tanya" <tjtmdREMOVE_THIS@attglobal.net> wrote in message
> news:42E0559B.60C1C00E@attglobal.net...
> > hello,
> > windows 95b (do not have msWord or msOffice etc. --i do have wordpad and
> > notepad:-)
> > cannot open a file which is the following:
> > Name: <fileName> v6ws.doc
> > Type: Download File (application/msword)
> > Encoding: base64
> > Description: <fileName> v6ws.doc
> > (negative with my av)
> > wordPad: shows some text, squares and hieroglyphs
> > notePad: shows the same.
> > conversions plus (very old) displays nothing
> > i.e. 5.x shows same as wordpad.
> > i would appreciate any help
> > thank you in advance!
>
> Try the free Word readers available from Microsoft
>
> http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA01044981...

thank you for the link -- very helpful!
sincerely,
Tanya
!