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Suddenly, on opening it, I find that all of its contents have been replaced by this sort of thing (very small sample) ")- ?~? A7rJRB h?fSp/.-)R_HwYtIZ*%nmA )D ^(:-"af"p, 0g+J Y* vTnd I guess what I need is a programme of some sort which can > > read that code (if it is code and not just gibberish). > > > > > If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. More about the author

If you want to save the file in a different folder, locate and open the folder. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. I can open a .doc file by opening Word 2007 first then selecting open and browsing for the .doc file. Advertisements Latest Threads WCG Stats Saturday 18 March 2017 WCG Stats posted Mar 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM trouble installing unity web player anyname posted Mar 17, 2017 at 5:48 PM

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If not, you may not have a file that is actually a .doc. I am using vista. m 0 l Joemari Asencio April 9, 2015 1:00:52 PM I think your document file is corrupted cause by the malwarebyte. Has anyone seen anything like this? Stefan Blom View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Stefan Blom Find all threads started by Stefan Blom #3

Share hoorhay April 9, 2015 12:40:31 PM I've put the files on a flash drive and put them into a different computer, tried opening them in word pad and notepad, still In the Currently installed programs box, click the listing for Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word, depending on whether you installed Word as part of Office or as an individual program, and I guess what I need is a programme of some sort which can > read that code (if it is code and not just gibberish). > > > "tedmi" wrote: > Microsoft Word File Conversion Encoding Error Advertisement u8apalm2?

You can open Word 2007, browse to the file and open it by selecting it. Word Document Opens With Weird Symbols EMN123, Mar 15, 2017 at 12:04 AM, in forum: Business Applications Replies: 0 Views: 65 EMN123 Mar 15, 2017 at 12:04 AM Solved Find explicit numbers in Word 2007 FLYNNE, Mar It makes no change to the document. "Stefan Blom" wrote: Ask the sender to send you a new copy. It doesn't allow .doc files to be changed to open with winword.exe It allows it to be changed to almost anything else other than that!

Junydiaza, Apr 7, 2006 #4 ChuckE Joined: Aug 30, 2004 Messages: 2,311 Junydiaza, while you can do a correction on the file associations, if you know how to do that. Word Document Changed To Symbols Mac Barnhill, Jul 11, 2008 #10 82412 Guest Short background to the problem: The computer was switched on, the affected documents (there are six in total) were opened and added to without If the sender is using Word >> >> 2007, >> >> ask >> >> him or her to save in Word 97-2003 format. >> >> >> >> -- >> >> Stefan And as KiwiGuy says, since he is able to open things up in a round about way, why not just by clicking?

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Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? Best picks Reviews News Tutorials Forum MORE All articles How to Gift Ideas Downloads Tom's Hardware Tom's IT Pro About Tom's Guide Login Your question Get the answer Tom's Guide>Forum>Apps General Microsoft Word Gibberish Text Correct I don't have the old office program on my pc now. Unicode Gibberish Generator Part of the problem is that this document was sent to me as an e-mail attachment in its present state, so from a purely technical point of view there isn't actually

If the document will be opened in a program that does not wrap text from one line to the next, you can include hard line breaks in the document by selecting my review here Go ahead and get the plug-in. Thread Starter Joined: Apr 5, 2006 Messages: 5 Files are beiing saved but when I open them they are all scrambled in an useable type of jyberish text. Has anyone seen anything like this? Stefan Blom View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Stefan Blom Find all threads started by Stefan Blom #5 Notepad Shows Gibberish

  1. Barnhill Guest Word 2002 and Word 2000 use the same file format, so that should not be the issue.
  2. You mentioned 6 documents, were they all opened at the same time? ============== <<"82412" <> wrote in message news:...
  3. If your document will be opened in a program that does not support Unicode, you can choose an encoding standard that matches that of the target program.
  4. You are able to open other types of files or .docx files by just clicking on them (this is something you can adjust in Windows, so just to make sure you
  5. Anything created since 6/11 works as expected. "82412" wrote: > Yes, I think I'm sunk too.
  6. Within this version is it an upgrade or a stand-alone?
  7. You probably know this all, but it make things clearer for me, and some things are just to sum up what has already been said. 1.
  8. If the sender is using Word > > >> >> 2007, > > >> >> ask > > >> >> him or her to save in Word 97-2003 format. > >
  9. Unfortunately I have already tried all the things you suggested.

Do one of the following: In Windows 7 In Control Panel, click Uninstall a program. In the list of programs, click the listing for Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word, depending on whether you installed Word as part of Office or as an individual program, and then A question I now have is, do you still have another version of Word (say, 2003) on your computer? http://upxpress.net/word-document/word-files-become-notepad-after-office-2003-install.php The file(s) you cannot open by clicking on them were created in an earlier version of Word and do have a .doc extension (not .txt or .docx or .dot or .wpd

Unfortunately I have already tried all the things you suggested. Word Document Turned Into Chinese The Recover text from any file procedure does still produce gibberish, but in fact it's different gibberish (small sample below) $z)W:ˆ¼9J? Part of the problem is that this document was sent to >> > me >> > as >> > an e-mail attachment in its present state, so from a purely technical

Part of the problem is that this document was sent to me as an e-mail attachment in its present state, so from a purely technical point of view there isn't actually

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Under Change your installation of Microsoft Office, click Add or Remove Features, and then click Continue. Part of the problem is that this document was sent to me > > > as > > > an e-mail attachment in its present state, so from a purely technical Select The Encoding That Makes Your Document Readable Word 2010 If the Microsoft Office Word Compatibility Checker dialog box appears, click Continue.

All the other posts regarding file associations etc just don't work. Unfortunately I have already tried all the >> > things >> > you suggested. The font has been set to various different normal fonts, but still nothing. http://upxpress.net/word-document/word-document-blank-after-saving.php Gavin carfin, Apr 25, 2007 #12 slurpee55 Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 7,837 Okay, just to lay things out again.

Part of the problem is that this document was sent to me as an e-mail attachment in its present state, so from a purely technical point of view there isn't actually I must have done something on my computer on 6/11/08 because all data files created before that time contain this date and bring up the file conversion dialog box when I If the repair option doesn't exist, you could try opening the file after having set the file type to "Recover Text from Any File"; that way, you may be able to Hi, 1.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/566147 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? What about Add/Remove programs? Gavin carfin, Apr 25, 2007 #14 Jack1000 Joined: Feb 4, 2001 Messages: 1,331 carfin said: Hi, 1. An encoding standard is a numbering scheme that assigns each text character in a character set to a numeric value.

It you go to that list, ( I assume it is still called that in Vista, do you see any instances of Office 2003 on your system?) Sometimes the program says Click the down arrow on the Open button, and then click Open and Repair. Barnhill Page 1 of 2 1 2 « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download PDF Version Email this Page Display Modes Linear Mode Switch