Can't load .xlsx files into Office 2003 under Windows 7

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  1. Albert Hall

    Albert Hall Well-Known Member

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    I've just upgraded to Windows 7, and successfully installed and used Office 2003.
    I now find that the Office 2003 software does not recognise the file format of .xlsx files.
    Under XP, a small utility came into action to convert the file to .xls format.
    Is it possible to get this working again under windows 7?
     
  2. patcooke

    patcooke Microsoft MVP
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    Go to control panel and use file association to associate xlsx files with excel 2003.
     
  3. Trouble

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  4. Albert Hall

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    Thanks for reply. Unfortunately, this did not work in my case. Any other ideas?
    best wishes
    A-H
     
  5. Albert Hall

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    IT WORKED! Many thanks. A-H
     
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    Glad to have helped. Thanks for updating your thread.
    Regards
    Randy
     

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