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Maybe the files are messed up.
Try saving the files to your hard disk first, then open them.
You can open documents created in previous versions of Microsoft Word
directly in Office Word 2003. All data and formatting created in these
versions of Word are fully supported in Office Word 2003.
Results of saving Word 2003 documents in RTF, Word 97, and Web page formats
Saving a document in a file format that cannot support specific features
Turn on or off features introduced in recent versions of Word
Strategies for sharing documents with different versions of Word
Word | Tools | Options | Save tab |
Disable features introduced after:
[[Turns off features introduced in recent versions of Word. When you save
the document, if your document contains items that will be converted, Word
displays a list of the features it will convert so that the document can be
used in previous versions.]]
Hope this helps. Let us know.
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