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compressed log files: .log.3, how do I open up these files so I can view the orignal log files

I have log files that have been compressed so that they read:
xxxx.log.5         5 files

These files are from a Windows Server 2003 system

I'm not an IT or programmer.
Any idea how I can open up these compressed files to view the original log files?

The log files are ascii text files with each line being for a different record that was processed.

Thanks,

Brandon
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bdfallon
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honmapogCommented:
Try right-clicking the file, choose Open and Choose "Select the program from a list". Then choose Notepad. Check if you can now read the file.
If Notepad doesn't work, do the same operation and choose Winzip from the list (if it is available).
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fetch_Commented:
you might also try wordpad if the files are large (greater than 500K)-- notepad doesn't like opening large files.
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