Word docs converted to notepad after Win 10 upgrade.

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suedebriar - Jun 13, 2016 at 12:04 PM
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- Jun 13, 2016 at 04:35 PM
We had important info stored on word documents on desktop. Somehow when computer upgraded to windows 10 those documents got converted to notepad and can't be read....just gibberish. I had to reinstall our old office disc but there is no option to
open those files with old word program.

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Jun 13, 2016 at 04:35 PM
You should not have had word doc on your desktop because Windows update reconfigured the desktop, hence it corrupted the word doc.

Try opening the docs and use save as and select word. If that does not work, the docs cannot be repaired.
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