can't open dot file

  hmmmm(the original) 09:20 10 Sep 08

I'm tying to open a dot file that I've downloaded from the internet. I'm running xp and microsoft works 7.

when try to open the file by clicking on it, it gives me a list of programs. When I open it using works word processor i get an error messaage

"works cannot open location> the file may be in use by by another application, the file format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt"

any idead ?

  jolorna 09:35 10 Sep 08
  VoG II 09:40 10 Sep 08

If it is a Word template I doubt that you'll be able to do much with it. I've just opened one in Notepad and it is mostly hieroglyphics.

  jolorna 09:42 10 Sep 08

or have a read here click here

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