opening .dat. files in email RRS feed

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  • hi

    i tried opening an attachment, a picture with a .dat extension, that i received on email (windows live) and it automatically tries to open it in office word only show unintelligble jibber of letters & numbers.  i hve windows 7 operating system

    any  suggestions as to what i can do to open it? 

    • Moved by Yi Feng LiModerator Friday, February 4, 2011 11:38 AM off-topic in VC++ forum (From:Visual C++ Express Edition)
    Wednesday, February 2, 2011 10:54 PM

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  • mmm, how is this related to VC Express? You should not control how dat is opened on the customer's machine.

    Ask the customer to ask the file's creator for the proper way to open the file.

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    Wednesday, February 2, 2011 11:45 PM