View Full Version : How do I open a dat. file

09-29-2002, 04:49 AM
I downloaded a file and it is a .dat file how do I open or extract it?


09-29-2002, 07:02 AM
A .dat file is a data file used by another program. You can't do anything with it by itself. Sometimes you can find text in the file by opening it in a text editor like Notepad. If you thought you were downloading a program, you only got part of it.