I transferred files from my old laptop to my Vista running a new but can't open them as they say that they are not supported

I transferred files using a windows vista belkin easy transfer cable to windows 7

* original title - I moved from my old laptop to my new files but can't open them as they say that they are not supported. Some files that I can open it but its just gibberish. Any suggestions would be appreciated.*

Hello

You must have the program, the files were written in vista installed in windows 7 to read

you do not have file extensions

read this

You must have the program installed to be able to read the files of programs

for example, if it's a .doc file, you installed Word

.xls, you need Excel

. PPS, you need Powerpoint

etc.

but fortunately, there are FREE viewers provided by Microsoft for the file extensions above which will save you having to buy Microsoft Office

Here are the download links for free Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint viewers:

http://www.Microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3657ce88-7cfa-457a-9aec-f4f827f20cac&displaylang=en

Word Viewer

View, print and copy Word documents, even if you don't have Word installed. This download is a replacement for Word Viewer 2003 and all previous Word Viewer versions.

http://www.Microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1CD6ACF9-CE06-4E1C-8DCF-F33F669DBC3A&displaylang=en

Excel Viewer

Open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don't have Excel installed. This download is a replacement for Excel Viewer 97 and all previous Excel Viewer versions.

http://www.Microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=048dc840-14e1-467D-8dca-19d2a8fd7485&displaylang=en

PowerPoint 2007 Viewer

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Viewer allows you to view the presentations of all the features created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions.

and you can try the FREE Open Office applications game to read these file extensions

http://www.OpenOffice.org/

and here's how to set file associations

How do I... Change file extension associations in Windows Vista?

http://www.TechRepublic.com/article/How-do-i-change-file-extension-associations-in-Windows-Vista/6172036

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