I have an upload component that parses and retrieves the file contents in binary format.<BR><BR>I tried uploading a word file.I am calling the foll. function from my upload asp code to save the file.The file gets written into the reqd. path but cannot read it when I open it using word. Can see garbage characters in addition to text portion.<BR><BR>Function Save(fileconts, upload_path)<BR>Open upload_path For Binary Access Write As #1<BR>Put #1, , fileconts<BR>Close #1<BR>Save = True<BR>End Function<BR><BR>DO I need to do a binary read on the file using get statement.<BR>WHy is this happening?, <BR><BR>Pls. help me,<BR>Thanks,<BR>Srilatha<BR><BR>