> I have just transfered all my Works created wps Documents files from my
> W98 computer to my Vista computer using Works but they will not open. I
> get a message saying "Works was unable to open the project you have
> selected. The file may be corrupted. Anyone any idea why Please?"
If you don't get an answer here (and I'm sorry but I don't know it - will
give you a few WAG suggestions below), you might want to post in the Works
newsgroup. The Works experts there may immediately know the answer.
1. Make sure you copied the files to a folder in your User account and not to
the root of C:\ or some such place that Vista considers protected.
2. Right-click on the files you saved and make sure they aren't read-only.
3. I'd think you would have gotten a "no access" error instead, but check to
make sure the ownership is correct (you). If it isn't, take ownership of the
files as follows:
a. Right-click the file or folder, and then click Properties.
b. Click the Security tab.
c. Under Group or user names, click your name to see the permissions you
To open a file, you need to have read permission. For more information on
permissions, see What are permissions?
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