the converter failed to save the file

This morning when I tried to download a few MS Office (Excel) files from my work's collaborative site, the file downloads and kicks back this error in a dialogue box "the converter failed to save the file". I googled this and it appears to be a common issue, but I can't find the fix...

Excel was working fine yesterday opening these same files, and I haven't ran any updates or changes (to my knowledge)...I use MS Office 2010 on Windows 7.

I cleared my temporary internet files and restarted, but didn't help...Running out of ideas.

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Now I found that with Office 2007 running on XP or Vista when this error occured.  An uninstall/reinstall of office fixed the issue.  Whether or not this is viable solution for you would be up to you, just thought I'd let you know.

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