[24hoursupport] Re: Wordpad error message

  • From: "gangle" <gangletheglurd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 02:10:17 -0800


Yes, it is possible for Wordpad to not be able to open
Word .docs. This will allow you to read Word documents:
> I am using Windows 98SE, and I had MS Word which came
> installed on the computer.  I do not have Office
> installed.  My folks sent me an e-mail with an
> attachment that has a .doc extension.  They told me
> what it was, it's a form with information about an
> upcoming family event.  When I try to open it, I get a
> blank page and an illegal operation message, something
> about an invalid page fault in MS832.CVR.  It's
> something similar, I can't remember the exact thing
> now.  I just tried to reproduce the error and this
> time it just froze on a blank page and I had to
> Ctrl-Alt-Del twice to shut down Wordpad.  My
> speculation is that the document sent to me was
> created on an MS Office program and this is why my
> Wordpad can't open it.  I think I have,in the past,
> opened such documents with Wordpad, however.  All of
> my other .doc files are just fine.  I've used Quick
> View, and the document sent to me is definitely what
> it is supposed to be.  
> Is this possible, that Wordpad won't open MS Word
> documents created with MS Office?

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