wordpad and windows xp

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Have upgraded to windowsxp and cannot read documents
saved on floppy which were done by windows 95.
Any answer to this?
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    Check the format of the documents. They may be in Rich Text Format (rtf) or
    Unicode (txt). It depends on the program used to create the document.
    You may be able to rightclick the document using Windows
    Explorer and click "Open with..." and try several editor programs you may have
    like NotePad, WordPad, OpenOffice, Professional Write or MS Word.

    "greyhair" wrote:

    > Have upgraded to windowsxp and cannot read documents
    > saved on floppy which were done by windows 95.
    > Any answer to this?
    >
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    What program did you use to create them?

    "greyhair" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:396801c48878$7f840cb0$a301280a@phx.gbl...
    > Have upgraded to windowsxp and cannot read documents
    > saved on floppy which were done by windows 95.
    > Any answer to this?
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    The obvious question. Can you see any of the files using Windows Explorer
    or does the program say that the disk is not formatted? If so try this
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=140060 Watch any word-wrap on the URL


    "greyhair" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:396801c48878$7f840cb0$a301280a@phx.gbl...
    > Have upgraded to windowsxp and cannot read documents
    > saved on floppy which were done by windows 95.
    > Any answer to this?
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