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1. Click Start. For Windows XP, click Run and then click in the Open box. For Windows Vista, click in the Start Search box. For Windows 7, click in the Search programs and files box. 2. Type appwiz.cpl and then click OK. 3. Select the Microsoft Office 2010 suite you want to repair and then click Change 4. Select Repair, and then click Continue. You may have to restart your computer after the repair is completed.
MAke sure the software is not installed with the product key.<br /><br />Once Microsoft Office 2007 has been installed with no product key, proceed with the following steps:<br /><br />1. In Windows Explorer, brose to the following folder:<br /><br /> C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE12\Office Setup Controller\Proof.en\<br />2. Right click on Proof.XML file, select "Open With..." in the right click menu.<br /><br />3. In the "Open With" window, select Notepad to be used to open the XML file. In Vista, if you can't see the Notepad option, simply double click the "Other Programs" to unhide it.<br /><br />4. Scroll down to the bottom of the Proof.XML to locate the following lines:<br /><br /> </Feature> <Feature Id="SetupXmlFiles" Cost="1248′><br /> <OptionRef Id="AlwaysInstalled"/><br /> </Feature><br /><br />5. Change the AlwaysInsalled to neverInstalled so that the line looks like following:<br /><br /> <OptionRef Id="neverInstalled"/><br /><br />6. Save the Proof.xml file. In Windows Vista, you may need to take ownership and grant full access permission to yourself before able to modify the file.<br /><br />7. You can now launch Microsoft Office 2007 application such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and etc without prompting for activation.<br /><br />
If you have office formatted documents (word, excel, power point , etc) that you need to gain access to them , I suggest downloading and installing OPEN OFFICE from Sun Microsystems. It's completely MS Office compatible, and it's FREE!
The files extensions you have listed, .docx and .xlsx, are files that have been created using the Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010 suite of programs. Specifically .docx is a Microsoft Word document, and .xlsx is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. You will have to have either of the Microsoft Office programs mentioned, or you can also use the Open Office suite of programs. This is a free program that you can download at the following website:
if you have excel 2007 you can save the file into excel 2003 compatibility
if you have excel 2003 need download compatibility pack from this page http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=941b3470-3ae9-4aee-8f43-c6bb74cd1466&displaylang=en install it and success!
Users of the Microsoft Office XP and 2003 programs Word, Excel, or PowerPoint—please install all High-Priority updates from Microsoft Updatebefore downloading the Compatibility Pack.
By installing the Compatibility Pack in addition to Microsoft Office2000, Office XP, or Office 2003, you will be able to open, edit, andsave files using the file formats new to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007.The Compatibility Pack can also be used in conjunction with theMicrosoft Office Word Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer 2003, and PowerPointViewer 2003 to view files saved in these new formats. For moreinformation about the Compatibility Pack, see Knowledge Base article 924074.
Note: If you use Microsoft Word 2000 or Microsoft Word 2002 to read or write documents containing complex scripts, please see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925451 for information to enable Word 2007 documents to be displayed correctly in your version of Word.
Ensure your system is up to date by installing all High-Priority/Required updates on Microsoft Update(required for Microsoft Office XP and 2003 users).
After installing all High-Priority/Required updates with Microsoft Update, download the Compatibility Pack by clicking the Download button above and saving the file to your hard disk.
Double-click the FileFormatConverters.exe program file on your hard disk to start the setup program.
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
To remove this download:
On the Windows Start menu, click Control Panel.
Select Add/Remove Programs.
In the list of currently installed programs, select Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system and then click Remove or Add/Remove. If a dialog box appears, follow the instructions to remove the program.
Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.
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assuming you have Excel sw on your PC. Assuming you are running XP. Assuming you can start your Excel and Open any excel file using File/Open within excel.
You must associate Excel file with Excel program in your Windows Explorer. Fastest way is Browse to any excel file with your Windows explorer (NOT IE) Right click and select Open with... Browse to find your Excel MSOffice program Select Use always to use this program OK