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    Default Macintosh word file on a PC?

    Hello
    I am trying to get a "word" file to open on wy computer. it was writen on a
    Macintosh, no idea of the model but its about 3 years old.
    Is there any way to read /open this file on my pc running XP?
    This is a sample of the code Im getting:

    6 $N{9õÍÕ+P9Y ¢Üvu«GDdÏ ÔêªoRÄîw‡Õe ÃI ä~ââò 8õÔWÚZËì"V0}øòÚ¿ªÑ¥Øì>Û¡åÝuQwH oÓ• ÇÇ PK ! ë Û N
    _rels/.rels

    Thanks in advance
    PS my sisterinlaw is waiting for an answer soooooooooooo
    The source of your information far outweighs the content
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    Only one person, that I know of here, that has a MAC. That is the site owner.

    BG

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    ''STEP 1: If you can, save the file on your Mac using the same program (such as Microsoft Word or Excel, or WordPerfect) as you'll be using on the PC. Make sure to add the three-letter file extension (such as '.doc') when saving the file. You should be able to open the file on a PC just by dou-ble- clicking it, and your formatting should be retained.

    STEP 2: If you don't have the same program in Mac and PC versions, try saving your file in a common format, such as Rich Text Format (RTF), which most word processors can read, or JPEG, if saving images. To open these, you might need to open the program you want on the PC, then use the Open command in the File menu.

    STEP 3: If the first two options don't work, buy a conversion program for your PC to translate Mac file formats.''

    As bg said the site owner may know a better way.

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    Zep:

    I am under the impression that they don't have a MAC PC. Just something on a disk.

    I am not finding anything :cry:

    BG

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    Thankyou zep and BG
    The data is on a USB jumpdrive. It come up as "Store & Go" in My Computer.
    I will Email her a link to this post and have her save the data again.

    I had no idea that Macs are SO different
    What is Mac PC ?
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    Poor choice of words, MAC's aren't PC's. I think PC's refer to IBM based computers.

    BG