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The file is corrupted and cannot be opened in Excel 2010 and Original file was created in 2003

Excel file was created in Excel 2003 and now when I open it with 2010 sometimes it is able to access and some time it say "The file is corrupted and cannot be opened".

I tried may think but issues remain same and I have updated in trust center also.

Can anyone provide solution for this.


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Last updated August 21, 2019 Views 855 Applies to:



You may also try disabling the Protected view settings under File> Options> Trust Center> Trust center settings..> Protected View and uncheck all the options. To do so, refer to the View or change Protected View settings in the Trust Center section in the below mentioned article.

Now try opening the Excel files and check if it opens as expected.


If issue persist, you may try repairing Excel file and check if it work as expected.


Note: Save the copy of the file as a backup before repairing Excel file.


I hope the above information helps. Let us know if you need further assistance.


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