How to Open a File Saved as MS-DOS
(Los Gatos, California, USA)
Open file saved as MS-DOS
How to Open a File Saved as MS-DOS?
I received a message in my email. I copied it and pasted into Notepad and clicked "save as."
I used the email address as the file name.
It got saved as MS-DOS. I couldn't open it. I found out that files cannot be MS-DOS, that is for applications or something.
I don't have the original photo and need it.
How to I open a file if it has been saved as MS-DOS?
- Go to the folder where you saved the file.
- Right click on the file and choose "Rename."
- Add .txt to the end of the name.
- Click an open space (saves the name).
Now you should be able to open the file in a Notepad or another text editor.
For other files:
In step #2 try adding the file type that you would normally use to open that file, for example:
Movies might be .mp4
Photos might be .jpg
Audio might be .mp3