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.asc file to .txt file


.asc file to .txt file

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Hi,

I have .asc file that comes from the client.

I need to convert this .asc to text files.

Are they zip files if they are how to unzip them. If not how to convert it to a text file.

Please advise on this
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asc files are just plain old text files. open them up in notepad...you'll see the extension doesn't matter, the contents are plain text, the same way .txt files are.

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when i did that i got junk characters there . can u pls advise
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ramchandra2cool (3/16/2012)
when i did that i got junk characters there . can u pls advise


ALL junk characters or SOME junk characters? was it human readable when you opened it?

if all junk characters, you better check with the source you got the data from then; asc is short for ASCII, which imples plain old ascii text files.

if it's another file type that happens to be renamed with a misleading extension , you'll have to track the files from their source.

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