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tboneman2 03. Jan 2015 04:37 PM

.vcf file...can't shut it down
 
Transferred a .vcf Contacts file from my Galaxy S3 smartphone to my PC. Double clicked on the file and it booted up just fine. Aside from showing me the contacts one at a time (must click Cancel to change contacts, and, I'd really like to see the entire list at once), the file refuses to shut down.

Nothing I tried would close the file (upper rite corner X, Task Manager, Task Bar close, etc. I can switch to the Win 7 desktop using Win Key + D, but as soon as I boot another program, the .vcf file comes back.

Anybody have any ideas on how to shut this file down?

PS: It was suggested on another forum to change the .vcf index to .xls, then boot the file into Excel or Open Office Spreadsheet. Havn't tried it yet, mainly because I'm not sure what the index file is. Is he suggesting I change the .vcf extension to .xls?

tbone2

kendall.a 03. Jan 2015 06:03 PM

Yes, that's what he was suggesting. Right click on the file, then click on "rename" and then change the extension from .vcf to .xls.

I'm not sure that it will help in this situation, but it's worth a try. If this doesn't work, have you tried rebooting your computer or at least logging out?

Burn-IT 06. Jan 2015 01:27 PM

There is nothing stopping you from opening it in your spreadsheet program (or anything else) without renaming it. Just Right Click and OPEN WITH.


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