XLS files

  Mr "B" 19:28 01 May 06
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when i save a file off the internet which requires opening in microsoft works it brings up a message saying file may be corrupt and doesn't let me open it. This only happens when the file is an XLS file. Can anyone help me with this please as its important to me to be able to read these files, cheers.

  keewaa 19:30 01 May 06

I assume that you have works on your computer?

  Mr "B" 19:33 01 May 06

Oh yeh i have it, the pc is only a couple of months old and is windows xp

  terryf 19:41 01 May 06

try download and save the file not download and open. Then open works version of Excel and open the file from there, just a guess.

  Mr "B" 19:54 01 May 06

I think i've sussed it, it doesn't understan a XLS document, so when i open it up i just change the file type to an XL format which seems to ok. Cheers.

  VoG II 20:05 01 May 06

Excel viewer click here

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