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Cannot open .CSV file using Excel Mobile

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I cannot open .CSV files Using Microsoft Excel Mobile on windows 5.0 Mobile devices, does anyone have any idea why or know of a viewer I can download and use...........Freeware or otherwise.

I have tried creating .CSV files using different versions of Excel but can't open any of them
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Thanks, but I have installed this version 6.1 but it will still not let me open a .CSV, the message I receive is: There is no applocation associated with "file name", Run the application fiirst, then open this file from within the application.
I can find no way of doing this using Excel Mobile.  
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http://tillanosoft.com/ce/ptweak.html

Use this to add the file association csv to excel
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by:seancurt
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Thanks again, I have trid this as well, Installed Pocket Tweak and associated CSV to XLS, when I try to open it again it now launches the excel application but says: An error has occurred reading "File Name" because the format is not recognized.
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Yes It will open in notepad!
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How did you create the csv?
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We have tried different CSV's created in different ways, all work in the same way
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so i guess notepad is the answer.
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Thanks Mikal613
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