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[Windows can't open .cgi file?]

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by cjohns44, 2013/01/03.

  1. 2013/01/03
    cjohns44

    cjohns44 Inactive Thread Starter

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    I recieve a statement with a cgi extension and when I try to open it I get; Windows cannot open, you do not have the necessary program to open it. Is it necessary to buy a program to open it or is there an inexpensive way to do it otherwise? :confused:
     
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    BOBBO

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    Welcome to the BBS! :)

    You're not supposed to be able to open .cgi files. I suggest you do a Google search for ".cgi" (without the quotes). The first few entries there contain some information explaining why, and they may be of help to your perhaps finding a workaround.

    Maybe someone else here will provide some useful ideas, too.

    Good luck.
     

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    SpywareDr

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    Arie

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    What is this statement, and how did you receive it?
     
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    TonyT

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    A .cgi file, an actual file, is a CGI script. Safely open/edit it in Notepad.
     

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