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Unable to open xls file in edit mode.

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

XLS files that I have created in office 2007 and saved down to 2003 format cannot be opened in edit mode by some users who have office 2003.  Trying to open from Sharepoint site with server version 2007.  Versioning is on.  Check out is required.  They have the appropriate permissions as contributer.  Any ideas?  I had them run this thinking it would help, but no dice.  "Go To Start > Run > Type webfldrs.msi

Click on Select Reinstall Mode button (not Reinstall button)

Select all options

Click on OK

Now click on the Reinstall button

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