Recycle your Computers & Technology with us.

Cannot use your word 6.0?

Posted By : Eramilde of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 20, 2005

Follow us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter   Follow us on LinkedIn

Let Data Doctors be your personal IT department today

I am no longer to able to open folders that are contained in a compressed file. The folders were written in 1994 with Word 6.0. When attempting to open them I get an error message "can not load word 6.0." I also have been unsuccessful in converting the files to an acceptable format. I was able to open, edit, and convert the individual folder contents until

I downloaded the Windows Service Pack 2. I don't know if this is related to my problem, or not. The info in the files is important to me and I very much want to save it. Can you help?

Sincerely, Brian Petty

Phoenix, AZ

This question was answered on March 20, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You need a conertion system in order to load your word 6.0 The free standalone Word document viewer from Microsoft will only read files created with Word version 97 and 2000 Go to:

In this way you'll get it.

You also can go to; If you want to see your word 6.0 using your Wordpad.

About the author

Posted by Eramilde of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 20, 2005

Need Help with this Issue?

We help people with technology! It's what we do.
Contact or Schedule an Appointment with a location for help!