My Windows XP computer died last week. Luckily, my friendly computer repairman saved the hard drive and put it into a ‘box’ from which I can retrieve all my files and documents. Amongst these are vital .nri files which are a record of what’s contained on backup DVDs, movies, music and other files that I had burned to DVD. Unfortunately, my old computer had Nero burning software whereas my new, Dell Windows 7 has Roxio burning software. Which means I can no longer read these .nri files.
I found some free software on the net (FreeFileViewer) but when I use it to read the files all I can see is what looks like computer language, not very helpful. Having already spent a small fortune getting new computer up and running, I’m loathe to spend more money on new Nero software. Can anyone suggest how I can access these files?
Is there any way to export the contents of these files to, say, Word? If so, I could download free Nero trial software and get it sorted out before the trial expires.
Sorry for delay replying, all sorts of issues to be resolved re computer death.
Sea Urchin, I think I've installed Nero Kwik Media correctly (the .nri file had an empty square icon prior to installation, now it's got what looks like a proper icon). However, I've failed to open the sample file I've transferred to new computer. This is probably down to tiredness, general technophobia and general confusion. I would not be surprised if when I look at it again tomorrow I'll find a way to open it (them).
David/Lazarus the Second: brilliant, thank you so much. Even if I can't persuade Nero Kwik Media to open the file, your solution will adequately suffice; in fact, being able to export/transfer to a .txt document is something I wish I'd had years ago!
Thank you both enormously for your help.
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