Hi this is only a sugetion it migt not work but have your tried copying and pasting to notepad saving as a text file. Then trying opening in word. Their should be a copy of Word pad on your college machine as its part of the acsssories folder. Fiona "Mel" <Mel@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:FA2DA858-02EA-465A-9DD1-ADBFF639C56F@microsoft.com... > Older computer has microsoft millennium and this program contains word > pad. > I am writting alot of papers for college and when these are saved on disk > I > cannot open (of course college has microsoft word). I have tried to email > it > as an attachment it still will not open. Question, can you convert > millennium to microsoft word?