Unable to Open Old Word Docs

Unable to Open Old Word Docs

Post by snejd » Wed, 25 May 2005 11:20:13


I have several old Word 2000 docs created and saved on my hard drive.
I've since upgraded to Win/Office XP. When I access these files with
Notepad, at the very bottom it says "Win.Document.8" and "Microsoft
Word 9.0"

When I attempt to open any old docs with Word XP, I get the infamous
error message:

"Document name or path is not valid. Try these suggestions:
* Check the file permissions...
* Use the File Open dialog box...

I can open with Notepad, but I get a ton of gibberish before the
content. I'd like to open with at least some formatting. I've tried
everything but nothing works. Does anyone have a solution?



Unable to Open Old Word Docs

Post by RM » Wed, 25 May 2005 17:17:18

Hi snejdl

I'd start at the following URI:

http://www.yqcomputer.com/ +path+not+valid&catalog=LCID%3D1033&spid=3253&qryWt=&mode=r&cus=False

HGH, and good luck!
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