[wdvltalk-social] OT File Assocaition - Help

joseph harris smilepoet at vfemail.net
Mon Jul 21 17:04:32 BST 2008

From: "David Precious"

Thanks Dave.   I've sent it to you.


> On 07/21/2008 01:33 PM, joseph harris wrote:
>> I have a file inadvertently saved with a .eu suffix, and I 
>> cannot get
>> any program to open it.   It may be a photocopy of a letter, 
>> but it
>> may be something more unique.
>> Albeit it is fairly important to open it to check its 
>> contents.   Is
>> there any way of opening it to find out what the suffix should 
>> be?
>> I have tried adding a number of suffixes but so far no luck.
> Perhaps open it in a text editor and look for any strings which 
> give
> clues as to what it is?
> On *nix systems, I would just use the 'file' command, which is 
> rather
> good at determining what a file is (file extensions mean very 
> little to
> proper systems ;) )
> If you want me to tell you what the 'file' command has to say 
> about it,
> feel free to send me a copy off-list.
> Cheers
> Dave P

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