I moved some .htm files from an old apache install to my new vm pro install on Etch.
(The pages were on an NT IIS server before the other apache install, so that may come into play.)
When the webpages load, I get non-printable characters.
Here is an example of what I see for these characters in vi, on the server:
when I view the source in firefox, I see this (same as on the webpage):
and finally, when I pull the page down to my windows desktop via ftp, I see this in the source: