File Previewers not working in Explorer

I can't seem to "preview" document files in Explorer, most types anyway.
Image viewers still seem to work.
If I open the Preview pane, then select any .TXT, .DOC, or .XLS files, the Preview pane says:

"This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Windows TXT previewer."
"This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Office Word previewer."
"This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Office Excel previewer."

Any ideas as to what might be causing this?
(Running Windows 7 Professional)
J_Mack
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I found a solution that seems to have worked for me.  In Microsoft Word I went to:

Office Button -> Word Options -> Resources, and clicked on "Run Microsoft Office Diagnostics."  It took a while.  It found one installation issue as the very last test of 40 tests.  I closed Word and re-opened, and the previews are now working again.

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Last updated May 15, 2021 Views 61,447 Applies to: