opening doc files

  scrum half 09:50 02 Oct 2009

I am having problems opening doc files,when,after downloding them i try to open them i get a request "do you want to open or save the files"
when i select "open" the same message appears.
my os is vista. all other files download and open ok.

  bremner 10:20 02 Oct 2009

What version of Word do you have installed and in what version are the files you want to open written?

  scrum half 11:26 02 Oct 2009

i dont have word installed,and the files are in text form.
scrum half

  Sea Urchin 11:36 02 Oct 2009

You need to have Word installed - or as a free alternative download and install Open Office

click here#

  VoG II 11:42 02 Oct 2009

Or the Word viewer click here

  scrum half 12:48 02 Oct 2009

Thanks guys, as usual, spot on info.downloaded open office and opened the doc file.
scrum half

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