[Esd-l] defanged files will open on win2k

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Fri Jan 11 20:19:01 PST 2002

On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Sergio Cesar wrote:

> Perhaps I need to learn more about how windows2000 associates
> files but just double clicking on a defanged doc file MSWord from
> office 2000 will open the file.

I think the OS is looking for file magic for Office file types.

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