Re: Old Word documents

Subject: Re: Old Word documents
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:09:37 -0700

I searched my hard drives for old documents and I found old resumes from 1996. They opened just fine and I read them, now I'm terrified. The old things kinda scare me. There's an objective statement and the classic, "References and detailed resume available upon request." Wow. If anything in an old Word document should trigger a safety restriction, it should be that references comment.

If the format of the document is unreadable, then perhaps the document is being opened as something it is not, like an extension being changed.

On 9/22/2017 7:42 PM, Jim Jones wrote:

A friend has a bunch of old documents in Word, from the 90s. Can he
recover anything?

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References:
Old Word documents: From: Jim Jones

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