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What does "web archive" mean?

by TurtleMounder / March 28, 2013 5:25 AM PDT

People often can't seem to open some attachments that I send them from my MacBookPro (OS X, 10.7.5). These would be attachments I've received in Word, for example, but become labelled as "web.archive" documents after I have saved them on my desktop.

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Some seem to think you install Safari
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2013 5:31 AM PDT

Such things may be something created with Safari. Try that!

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What sort of things are you saving?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 28, 2013 8:24 AM PDT

What program opens when you try to open one of the saved items on your desktop?

Word is not something that you would be receiving attachments in.

Attachments are normally received via email for which you would probably be using an email client like Mail, Outlook, Entourage, etc.
Note that Word is not one of the choices

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