Excel 2010 won't open excel 2007

January 4, 2011 at 11:43:56
Specs: Windows 7
my new laptop windows 9 excel 2010 will not open excel 2007 files sent to me on email. It shows them as compressed files, and won't extract a viewable format. I do not have this problem with excel 97-03 files. What can I do from my end to enable being able to see an excel 2007?

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#1
January 4, 2011 at 13:27:41
Are these 2007 files coming from the same user or are you having problems with files sent from multiple users?

Have you tried to open these files on another system - using the same email app?

I see no reason that you should have to "configure" 2010 to open 2007 files so I'm looking for a problem related to the files and/or the source.

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#2
January 4, 2011 at 13:31:38
Hi, the problem comes from any excel xp created docs from any source with file ext of xlsx.

If the sender re-saves his xlsx as an excel 97-03 excel, I can open it just fine, but I am embarrassed to keep asking them to do that.

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