"The file is corrupt and cannot be opened" in excel 2013

when i opened a local file -xls (saved on version 2003-2007) it showed the content,

i.ve tried to uncheck the items under the trustcenter-protected view, but this was not working!

why?  and most inoric thing i created that file~!!!

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Hello,

 

Thanks for asking the Microsoft Community.

 

1.       Were you able to open this file earlier using Excel 2013?

2.       Was this file transferred onto this computer via email or a flash/USB drive?

 

This issue may occur if the file is damaged or corrupted. You may try to open the file using the ‘Open & Repair’ option, see if that helps. Refer ‘Method 1’ in the article given below, on how to use this option.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/893672

Note: The steps also apply to Excel.

Note: Save a backup copy of the file before you perform the repair.

 

Let us know if you need further information. We’ll be glad to help.

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