Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hello, I was wondering if you could help me? I was working on a saved Excel spreadsheet, and started to add information to this spreadsheet. I went to the file and clicked save as.I then tried to save it as a dbf file, as being the type and then clicked save. The purpose of this was to then send this to a colleague who would then import this spreadsheet into a computer record management system. I then closed down the spreadsheet i was working on and since then I can't retrieve the information! Your help would be greatly appreciated! Barry.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 326 Answers

When you say you can retrieve the information is the file lost or just become corrupt? if you not sure where it saved to reopen the program and select save as again to see where it saves, if its just not opening you could try this free online converter to see if that will fix the file

http://www.zamzar.com/

let me know how you get on

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Can information on an Excel spreadsheet be transferred to a Word spreadsheet to use as a "Word Merge" document, and if so, what is the procedure for this?


go google and type in --user manual for excel--
there is a pdf version for download , around 900 pages which explains in detail everything you need to know on how to do what in excel
there are shorter version that deal with specific topics so cruise the sites until you get exactly what you want

Jan 18, 2017 | Excel Computers & Internet

4 Answers

Excel 2007


You can only put a password to the spreadsheet but there's no time expiration option, perhaps it isn't possible to do it.. Its an MS Excel limitation.

Oct 16, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Tip

How to recover Excel 2007 password


Microsoft Office software developers have been paying more and more attention to the means of protecting users' information, and Microsoft Excel has not been overlooked. Recent versions of the program provide users with advanced features for protecting Microsoft Excel documents against unauthorized access of the information stored in them. The methods include completely blocking access to a document, forbidding saving changes to it. Besides, some expert team even designed Excel password recovery tool to recover Excel 2007 password for those who have lost Excel password.
Set a password to open or modify Excel 2007 password
Set a password to open Excel 2007
  • 1. Click the Microsoft Office Button 3dac3a8.gif, point to Prepare, and then click Encrypt Document
  • fd07008.gif
  • 2. In the Password box, type a password, and then click OK.
  • You can type up to 255 characters. By default, this feature uses AES 128-bit advanced encryption. Encryption is a standard method used to help make your file more secure.
  • 3. In the Reenter password box, type the password again, and then click OK.
  • 4. To save the password, save the file.
Set a password to modify a Excel 2007 Spreadsheet
  • In addition to setting a password to open an Excel spreadsheet, you can set a password to allow others to modify the spreadsheet.
  • 1. Click the Microsoft Office Button office.gif , click Save As, and on the bottom of the Save As dialog, click Tools.
  • 2. On the Tools menu, click General Options. The General Options dialog opens.
  • 3. Under File sharing, in the Password to modify box, type a password.
  • 4. In the Confirm Password dialog, re-type the password. Click OK.
  • 5. Click Save.
Remove password protection from an Excel spreadsheet
  • 1. Use the password to open the spreadsheet. (Note: If you don't know the open password, you have to recover Excel password with the third Excel password recovery tool)
  • 2. Click the Microsoft Office Button 3dac3a8.gif , point to Prepare, and then click Encrypt Document.
  • 245e5bd.gif
  • 3. In the Encrypt Document dialog box, in the Password box, delete the encrypted password, and then click OK.
  • 4. Save the spreadsheet.
Recover Excel 2007 password with Excel Password Unlocker Excel Password Unlocker is a popular Excel password recovery tool that can recover Excel password from Excel 97 to Excel 2007

on Jun 09, 2010 | Audio Players & Recorders

Tip

How to set, modify, remove and recover Excel 2007 password?


Microsoft Office software developers have been paying more and more attention to the means of protecting users' information, and Microsoft Excel has not been overlooked. Recent versions of the program provide users with advanced features for protecting Microsoft Excel documents against unauthorized access of the information stored in them. The methods include completely blocking access to a document, forbidding saving changes to it. Besides, some expert team even designed Excel password recovery tool to recover Excel 2007 password for those who have lost Excel password.
Set a password to open or modify Excel 2007 password Set a password to open Excel 2007
  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button office.gif , point to Prepare, and then click Encrypt Document. excel-document.gif
  2. In the Password box, type a password, and then click OK. You can type up to 255 characters. By default, this feature uses AES 128-bit advanced encryption. Encryption is a standard method used to help make your file more secure.
  3. In the Reenter password box, type the password again, and then click OK.
  4. To save the password, save the file.
Set a password to modify a Excel 2007 Spreadsheet In addition to setting a password to open an Excel spreadsheet, you can set a password to allow others to modify the spreadsheet.
  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button office.gif , click Save As, and on the bottom of the Save As dialog, click Tools.
  2. On the Tools menu, click General Options. The General Options dialog opens.
  3. Under File sharing, in the Password to modify box, type a password.
  4. In the Confirm Password dialog, re-type the password. Click OK.
  5. Click Save.
Remove password protection from an Excel spreadsheet
  1. Use the password to open the spreadsheet. (Note: If you don't know the open password, you have to recover Excel password with the third Excel password recovery tool)
  2. Click the Microsoft Office Button office.gif , point to Prepare, and then click Encrypt Document.

    excel-document.gif

  3. In the Encrypt Document dialog box, in the Password box, delete the encrypted password, and then click OK.
  4. Save the spreadsheet.
Recover Excel 2007 password with Excel Password Unlocker Excel Password Unlocker is a popular Excel password recovery tool that can recover Excel password from Excel 97 to Excel 2007
Related Office 2007 document password tips:
How to set, modify, remove and recover Word 2007 password?
How to set, modify, remove and recover PowerPoint 2007 password?

on May 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

6 Answers

How to repair damage excel file


Use Excel Repair Toolbox designed to restore data from corrupted .XLS files. MS Office .XLS file repair software can fix many error.
For more: https://www.xlsrepairtoolbox.com/

Jul 14, 2015 | Microsoft Excel for PC

2 Answers

Excel Error Message.What can I do to stop this error?


A corrupt excel spreadsheet can be repaired by using Open and Repair technique. It is a built-in repair function that opens a corrupt excel file forcefully.
*OpenMS Excel >pressCtrl+O >locate corrupt excel spreadsheet and select it.
*Click on the arrow shown besideOpenbutton>selectOpen and Repair.
It will take just a few seconds to be completed and selected file will be opened, if possible.

Or if this doesn't work, one may take help of a third-party

For example Excel Fix Toolbox
https://www.fixtoolbox.com/excelfix.html

Apr 24, 2015 | Microsoft Office Excel 2007

1 Answer

How to open excel sheet in different window?


While one spreadsheet is open in Excel, open the second spreadsheet as follows:

Go to Start, Programs, Excel (or however you navigate to Excel). Then in the new Excel window select FILE, OPEN, then your 2nd spreadsheet.

Mar 29, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

I WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE MY EXCEL FILE IN READ ONLY MODE


amjbritto,

There are two ways to do this, depending on what extent you want to protect the spreadsheet.

Windows Read-Only method:
  1. Save and Close the Excel file.
  2. Using Windows Explorer, locate the Excel file in its folder.
  3. Right-click on the file name
  4. Click on "Properties" at the bottom of the drop-down window.
  5. Check the [x] Read-Only box and [OK]
  6. * DONE *
Excel "Protect" Method:

  1. Open the Excel spreadsheet that you want to protect
  2. On the top menu, select [Tools]
  3. Click [Protection] on the drop-down menu
  4. Select [Protect Workbook]
  5. Check [x]Structure and [x]Windows
  6. Enter a password if you wish, but remember it!
  7. Click [OK]
  8. Save and close the spreadsheet and test the protection.
  9. *DONE *
Thanks for using FixYa.

Oct 06, 2010 | Microsoft Excel for PC

2 Answers

How to convert excel 2007 to 2003


With Excel 2007, open the spreadsheet.
Click File
Click Save As
Choose to save the file in the "Excel 2003" format.
Choose a filename.
Click Save.

Aug 19, 2010 | ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional...

6 Answers

How do I unlock an excel spreadsheet which has password protection (lost). I am using Mac Excel not Windows


A) Open document > Select edit menu > choose select all > then choose copy from edit menu.
Open new document > edit menu> paste.
Select tools menu> choose options> window opens with options. Select form different tabs the edit tab> make sure that al desired boxes are selected.
Select save tab>choose and mark box>ask about properties
accept or Apply options and close.
Save new document different name. When saving it should ask if you want to save properties> choose not save. Maybe it asks if you want to modify properties> choose yes> select box archive amongst read only, hidden or archive.
If this does not work.
B)There are many 3rd party utilities which claim to reset forgotten word password:
The program that I recommend is the Excel Password Recovery 5.0 It recovers/removes the "Password to Open" and "Password to Edit" for you to view and edit the document freely.
http://www.recoverlostpassword.com/products/excelpasswordrecovery.html

May 06, 2010 | Microsoft EXCEL MAC UPGRADE 2008 Upgrade...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

75 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

101554 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14160 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...