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Old 07-11-2007, 02:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok my friend has rung me asking if they install office 2003 will they still be able to use old ms works worpad files, i said yes as its worked for me before but they are saying it wont open them and that the error said they need a translator or something? im pretty confused ive never had this problem.
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open it with wordpad or notepad
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i said that i thought it would do it automatically anyways, dealing with computer iliterate people can be stressful sometimes.
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dealing with computer iliterate people can be stressful sometimes.
was this reference toward me?
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I think he was referring to his friend, Eric .
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I think he was referring to his friend, Eric .

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for some reason or another, some version of office 2003 won't recognize .wps (ms works) files while other version of 2003 will. this issue gave me a headache about 4 years ago. you can alway download works. most people don't realize that it's free
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