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Yep, that's the Compatiblity Pack I'm referring to. I read that it could be a registry file, but wasn't able to figure out which one and the ones I found online for other issues did nothing for this. Now I won't be stuck if I forget to save the Word file as doc instead of dcx. Stellar Phoenix Word Recovery is the effective repair software which can Repair Word File after any logical crash. weblink

I looked at my program list and saw Norton still there. then open your file. If the file is later opened in Office Word 2007, the margins won't automatically change if you use a different style. Whether I'm using word or excel or any other program, every document that I try to open says "unavailable".

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Original ideas didn't work on my pc like expected. Reply Report mary- Jul 25, 2010 at 05:59 AM everytime I try to open a document it comes up in different writings and numbers in wordpad. Marvelous Windows!

  • I have certain excel file which are saved in 97-2003 mode.
  • I mixed idea of two previous solution and discussion on the web that talk about editing registry (to add quotes) and DDE conflicts with an idea of my own.
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  • Instead, I receive a message from excel that says file can't be located.
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  • No way we could ever use that for these documents.  0 Tabasco OP TAC Dec 30, 2010 at 4:41 UTC Duke of Kanabec wrote: We still use office
  • I believe you mentioned you were at Office 2003 current SP, as mentioned just prior, you need to have it up to date.  XP needs to be at SP1 or higher

on the older Excel. 0 Datil OP Chris Seiter (LBFF) Dec 30, 2010 at 7:57 UTC I have seen similar issues here at our company, both with the Get downloadable ebooks for free! Sounds right. 0 Cayenne OP Bartleby Dec 31, 2010 at 2:01 UTC There are some fancy formatting features and other shiny stuff in Office 07/10 that the Compatibility Xlsx File Opener [email protected] Report Will- Jul 8, 2010 at 09:54 AM I had this exact problem on an XP machine I was responsible for managing.

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0 Cayenne OP MattSMI Dec 30, 2010 at 4:34 UTC Looks like that "Too Many Cell Formats" issue is a nasty one... I've wondered I had some kind on DDE conflict, so I disabled DDE through registry editing and voalá! The free Open Office suite hereRegards Report • #3 newage1133 December 17, 2009 at 13:56:16 Thanks everyone.

Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... How To Open Xlsx File In Excel 2007 click on that and convert in to 2000, and 2003 version. Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? Leave a comment Helpful +5 Report santapookie Feb 8, 2010 11:05PM I used to have Word 2000.

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Take a peek at that. 0 Tabasco OP TAC Jan 3, 2011 at 2:52 UTC Thanks for all the answers. Turned out the file association was set to "Word Viewer" - changing it to Word itself did the trick! Compatibility Pack For Office 2003 Please help. Open Xlsx File Online Register now Not a member yet?

I have no idea wt to do. have a peek at these guys Sign up now. Thanks Kees!Tried both the things you suggested.I associated xls with Microsoft Works Spreadsheet, and it is working but when I come back to Excel 2007, it is not opening.I am not Otherwise you can ask the sender/creater to do a save as and choose office 2000 format. Office 2003 Service Pack

Reply Report Average User- Nov 3, 2015 at 11:47 AM I was finding I couldnt open my documents or if I could I could only read only! Is there a fix for this? can u help me? check over here Right click on the document icon, choose "save as" and then select the file extension appropriate to your version of word.

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open office can open the re save as 2003 0 Pimiento OP Best Answer StefanHerholdt Jan 3, 2011 at 3:35 UTC 1st Post Hello, You can also try 

Custom XML Not supported. I save the file anyway but opening in Excel 2003 yields the same errors as when opening the native .xlsx file. -This is not a huge spreadsheet and has no external Click on the link to get it. Xlsx File Viewer The way I found out how to solve the issue was to right mouse click on an old saved document, and open properties.

Less To open Microsoft Office Word 2007 .docx or .docm files with Microsoft Office Word 2003, Word 2002, or Word 2000, you need to install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Sign up now. Having long preferred the 2003 version of Microsoft Office, the availability of Office 2007 on XP has in no swayed me to make the change. this content BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Find and Remove Duplicate Files on Windows All Those "Seals of Approval" on Websites Don't Really Mean Anything How to Choose the Best VPN Service

I just found the new updated Norton Unistall Tool and ran it. Help! I tried it on every computer that has a 2003 office and 2007. What went wrong?

i lost my MS word 2007 documents no i have recovered but when i try top open the responce is "there is a problem with content or your file is corrupted.. Leave a comment Helpful -1 Report tuyetnguyen Nov 20, 2008 at 05:54 PM I have the same problem. If you want to use office 07 you will have to upgrade to at least windows XP. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Uninstall/reinstall didn't work. Any other feedback? What they do offer though, is a converter (in the form of an update/patch) so you can open your docx files in previous versions of Office. Download the Microsoft Compatibility Pack from microsoft.com JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Daniel Gilbert is a geek from down under that really likes Firefox and audio recording.

by TAC on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:24 UTC | Microsoft Office 0Spice Down Next: Caution with Outlook Nickname list TECHNOLOGY IN THIS DISCUSSION Microsoft Office 2007 Microsoft Excel Try using your Office 2010 machine to open the file and do a 'Save As' and save it as .xls (2003).  Or do the same using the free OpenOffice suite after The following is a list of document elements that are changed when they are opened in a previous version of Word. Reply Report hockey shot- Mar 4, 2016 at 12:42 AM thanks!

At one point, I had norton and I unistalled that and had the same problem. That's why it cannot oepn Report just me- May 8, 2009 at 12:59 PM To answer your question , You have to resave your docs. Having Office 2007 installed, you can convert .docx files to .doc using Windows Explorer: Select the .docx file and click the mouse button to open the context menu. If you navigate through your registry and go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT - you will see a bunch of file extensions.

It does not enable us to open the .xlsx file. -Renaming the file extension to .xls does not work. -Opening the file in Office 2010 and saving as an Excel 2003 So this is to test that assumption. Whether I'm using word or excel or any other program, every document that I try to open says "unavailable". can u help me?