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Windows 7: Notepad Displaying Random Characters.


03 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Notepad Displaying Random Characters.

Hi,

I opened my txt file and I got a random code thing.

I need the original text back!

this is the text i get.

Quote:
OO xB[G }}
If you need the txt file I will attach it in a reply.

Thank You.

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03 Dec 2012   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Go for it post the txt file will see how it opens
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03 Dec 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Here it is:


Attached Files
File Type: txt Invoice Numbers.txt (35 Bytes, 21 views)
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03 Dec 2012   #4

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Hmm same here

‡Ÿ—O„O† xB[Gžœ }}

How was this file created ?
was it made in notepad or copied over from another document like Word etc
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03 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Made in notepad copied onto USB put onto new PC text comes like that.
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04 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

To me it sounds like it got corrupted in the copying somehow.
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04 Dec 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

DAMN

This is very important is there any way to fix this?


Also I have the same problem with word documents. (Below is a screenshot about the word problems.)


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