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I apparently deleted wordpad.exe and I would like to get it back. Where can I obtain a copy of this file. I do have Notepad.exe and the installation disks, and if the program is compressed in one of the CAB files assume I can recover it. Please help!!!

Paul B. Holmes

17839 W. Club Vista Dr.

Surprise, AZ 85374-2909

623-975-1773

Answer

This question was answered on May 4, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

When you try to open a large text file with Notepad, you may be prompted to open the file with WordPad instead. When you choose to open the file with WordPad, you may receive the following error message:

This issue can occur if WordPad is not installed.

To resolve this issue, install WordPad: 1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs, click the Windows Setup tab, and then double-click Accessories.

3. Click to select the WordPad check box, and then click OK.

4. Click Apply, insert your Windows CD-ROM if you are prompted, and then click OK.

5. Click OK, and then close Control Panel.

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Posted by Ronald of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on May 4, 2005

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