Re: Renaming File Extensions in Bulk

Chris Mullins

Hi David

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,

> 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!

> Best,

> David C. Russell, Author, and one of the steps pre-install, is to add

> your account info.







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