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Hi, hope you can help. I have successfully unzipped the attachment to an email but when I double click on the file it opens in notepad or wordpad but is just lots of letters and numbers and it doesn't make any sense.its a txt file.thanks for your help

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  • Marek Andrascik Apr 03, 2011

    hi it reads

    type of file:text document txt.

    that's all.thanks for reply

  • Marek Andrascik Apr 03, 2011

    hi it seems to read other text documnets fine?

  • Marek Andrascik Apr 03, 2011

    hi i downloaded winrar file from net and there was read me document with it in txt i can't read.it was a save file for my ps3 games.and this read me document should've tell me how to transfer save file from pc to ps3.

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Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. The reason why it opens on a word pad or notepad is because it is the default program to open it. Can you please verify to me the extension of the file that you have unzip so that we can check what seems to be the problem and what program we will be using to open it.

Right Click on the File - select Properties - check the Type of File

Example:

Hi, hope you can help. - ezrahite_81.jpg
If you have questions please let me know. Thanks for using Fixya.

Posted on Apr 03, 2011

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    Rofel Lantican Apr 03, 2011

    Hi - If it is a text file you should be able to read the contents on your notepad or wordpad. May i know if the source of the zip file is safe because it can be a file that contains virus on it. Do you have microsoft word? can you try to open the txt file with it.

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    Rofel Lantican Apr 03, 2011

    Please provide me with the result. May i also know why the attached file is in zip because usually a txt file is very small file that can be attached on an email.

  • Rofel Lantican
    Rofel Lantican Apr 03, 2011

    Hi - the txt file might be corrupted thats the reason why you cant read it ill post a video here just check if on how to transfer files from pc to ps3. Thanks

  • Rofel Lantican
    Rofel Lantican Apr 03, 2011

    Hi,






    Please check this one if this is helpful. By the way the format of your usb drive should be Fat32 so that it will be detected by your Ps3

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