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Extracting ASCII strings from Binary File

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I'm trying to find a way to extract ASCII text string data from a Binary Document file such as a Word (.DOC) file. Or any other Binary type file. There's a command in Unix called "strings" that will do this. I have to find (or create) an alternative for this in the Windows world. Does anyone have any suggestions. Or better yet, the code to do this?
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You can get the dos version of strings at www.simtel.net.   It's called strings.com

You may also want to search Yahoo for strings.com.  I know that it's freeware and it's pretty simple.

Also, you might want to consider using the findfiles part of explorer to search for strings.

If you need more, let me know.

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