File recovery help needed (Alabama)

Geoff Oltmans oltmansg at
Thu Jun 22 20:50:46 CDT 2017

I'm in Huntsville Alabama but that's not exactly next door to Tuscaloosa. I'd be surprised if there wasn't someone in Tuscaloosa with the capability to read these disks, but I could probably help if they can't find anyone closer. 

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On Jun 22, 2017, at 8:26 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:

>>>> OpenOffice claims to READ WP files, but not SAVE to those formats.
>> On Thu, 22 Jun 2017, Mike Loewen via cctalk wrote:
>>  Guys, let's not let this degenerate into a disk tool debate.  It's quite likely that these are vanilla 1.2MB MSDOS diskettes, easily read by anyone with a system with the requisite drive.  I could do it myself, but I thought I'd see if there's anyone closer (I'm in PA).
> If it will help any, here's a correction to my correction -
> a discussion of some extra efforts that need to be made with specific versions, as WP file support is indeed waning:

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