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"Erwin Chandler" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> HOW DO I? use Wordpad files(Windows 98 SE in new WINDOWS XP
Are the "word pad files" *.rtf ? If so they should open with wordpad in XP.
If you change the file extension to *.txt you should still be able to view
and edit them in Notepad.