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Attachment - how to open?

Hi, can someone give me some help please.

I have an e-mail attachment ending by docx and I can't open it. What do I have to do to open it? Thanks.

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    mi_amigo May 18, 2009

    Many, many thanks Dante! That solved the problem and saved me a lot of bother, best wishes to you and cheers! :)


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A "docx" document is a Microsoft Word 2007 version of the old Word 2003 "doc" document and not backward compatible. (Thanks MS!)

If you get these a lot and also have to edit them, the best way to do it is to install the Compability Pack from Microsoft on your computer (link).

If you do not use Microsoft Office (that includes Mac and Linux users), or you don't want to install any software, you can convert it online (link).

If you have any more questions, just come back here and leave a comment - I'm happy to help.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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