Re: Old Word documents

Subject: Re: Old Word documents
From: sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com
To: Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:01:15 -0400

Complete left field guess- set it to open as rtf? Worth a shot. Iâve gotten results trying stuff like that.

> On Sep 23, 2017, at 11:17 AM, Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks. He's able to open documents, it's just that they render in
> unreadable form.
>
> Emoto, thanks.
>
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> From: Thorsten Konersmann
> Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:13 AM
> To: Jim Jones
> Cc: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Old Word documents
>
> If you try to open very old Word documents (Word 95 and older) in
> recent Word versions, you'll get an error message due to security
> restrictions. You need to disable the restrictions.
> See [1]https://support.microsoft.com/en-ph/help/922849/opening-a-file-i
> s-blocked-by-your-registry-policy-setting-or-file-bloc.
>
> But it works. A few months ago, I was able to use Word 2016 to open a
> Word 95 document I wrote around 2000 in high school. :-)
> Is this what you meant?
>
> On 23. Sep 2017, at 04:42, Jim Jones <[2]han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> A friend has a bunch of old documents in Word, from the 90s. Can he
> recover anything?
> Jim Jones
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References:
Old Word documents: From: Jim Jones
Re: Old Word documents: From: Thorsten Konersmann
Re: Old Word documents: From: Jim Jones

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