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    rickbaxleymd
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    Question Transfer documents

    I have an external hard drive from a previous computer and when I try to transfer documents to Windows 8, I just get symbols and nonsense. Any help?

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    Default Re: Transfer documents

    idk. what os on old box. what file format. what file extensions. what opened such files before, what does now. suggest google the relevant extensions, see what opens them that runs on whichever win 8 you have.

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    Default Re: Transfer documents

    Quote Originally Posted by johnwerneken View Post
    idk. what OS on old box. what file format. what file extensions. what opened such files before, what does now. suggest Google the relevant extensions, see what opens them that runs on whichever win 8 you have.
    Ditto!!!

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