problem opening files unreadable

  charlton200 20:16 17 Sep 2003

I have been trying to open a file,from an email attatchement,that my tutor sent,but cannot,after downloading it,when I try to open it,I just get unreadable jargon. Any ideas anybody.

  Jester2K II 20:26 17 Sep 2003

What is the file type? Word, Excel etc

Give us the filename and extensions ie "filename.ext" please

  MAJ 20:26 17 Sep 2003

What is the extension of the file, charlton200, is it .doc or something else?

  xxxx1968 14:13 18 Sep 2003

try to open it with note pad make sure you are in "word wrap" in options you should see "gibberish"at first but if you scroll down text should be there copy it and paste it to a blank doc

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