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I copied some xp 2002 excel files to a laptop that had office2007.

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I copied some xp 2002 excel files to a laptop that had office2007. I am unable to open some of the excel files on the laptop. I get message that I am trying to open a .xls file that is in a format that is diferant than the file extension. I can not find a solution to this problem.
Any suggestions?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 4 years ago.

Welcome to Just Answer.

My name is Jason and I will be the expert working with you today to help resolve your problem.

Can you please, upload one of the problem files and allow me to take a look at it?

Please, be forewarned that the site is not secure.
- Click the Paperclip icon on the toolbar above
- Click the Browse button
- Navigate to the folder that contains the file/document and open it
- Click the Ok button
- Click the Insert button
- Now just click the REPLY button below and I will be given that link.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 4 years ago.

The file did not upload correctly.

Please, upload the file to:

When that uploads, please give me the download link from that site.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.' rights by states-20.xls
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 4 years ago.

Are you able to open this file on the older computer?

This file is totally corrupt and does not seem to have any information in it.

My file type scanner does not find any reference to ANY file type.

The problem here is that the files are corrupt.

You will have to re-copy them over.

You may click the green I'm Satisfied / ACCEPT button on the bottom right of your screen now and leave any feedback for me that you feel is appropriate.

Thank you,
- Jason

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