Re: Renaming File Extensions in Bulk
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I lost my copy of Office 2007 after a disk failed last year but I now use Libra Office as it can read and write in Office formats and it’s free.
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From: Dave Grossoehme
Sent: 10 June 2021 21:36
Subject: Re: [nvda] Renaming File Extensions in Bulk
Good |Afternoon: Did you try to open these files with Word Pad? If you
are after the information in the files, this might help you.
On 6/9/2021 6:56 AM, David Russell wrote:
> Hello NVDA Members,
> Thanks to each of you for responding to my post concerning changing
> the file extension from docx to doc. This was to make Jarte more user
> friendly. However, You and my 'wife' are right about changing docx to
> doc does not necessarily work. Either get a converter program, or get
> a newer version of MS Word appear to be my two choices.
> To save time, I cannot install MS Word on my new computer via a
> product key that came with the computer, because my MicroSoft account
> info is partially lost and in error.
> Jarte seems to say I need the converter pack from 2007, it's now 2021.
> I suppose learning Google Docs is another option, too and free of
> charge. However, I have several files on a thumb drive that I want
> access to, and not sure how to go about resolving this mess.
> I found the article about renaming bulk files on Computer Hope.com,
> and it sounded easy to do and like what I needed to do, but evidently
> I miscalculated on both. Now you know much of the story.. Thanks!
> David C. Russell, Author, and one of the steps pre-install, is to add
> your account info.