Office 2007 wont read in 2003

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Hello,
I use the new microsoft office 2007 and unfortunately my old Word or Excel files cant be opened..
Tell me the reason plz ..thanx
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The only difference between the office 2003 and 2007 is the the layout, and the organized tools that a user can use...office 2007 is a user's friendly office productivity tool... and its performances much larger than 2003.. So it makes the difference in the saving formats too.. But I think u can open 2003 in 2007 but NOT 2007 in 2003
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dear friend,
I wont read excel 2007 file in 2003 so plz help me
thanx
> piyush
i have window 2000 I cant read windows 2007 excel 7 word file in my computer pls help me. with eazy solution
> Vikas
I dont think mircosoft office 07 is compatible with windows 2000, or its becasue your hardware isnt good enough. If you want to use office 07 you will have to upgrade to at least windows XP. if you dont want to upgrade or buy a new computer, with vista or windows 7 you will have to stick to the older Microsft Offices.
tell me the answer.
use fileformatconvertors.exe from microsoft
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Hello,
Both are possible. If you want to open Word's file or Excel's files 2003 with Word or Excel 2007, it's necessary to create a file association. And to the contrary, simply download the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007 at Microsoft website.
It worked. Great..Thanks a lot

GREAT MAN
ALL MY PROBLEMS SOLVED
Hello All,

i am still using 2007 office but my some excel files in 2003 office fomat so pls suggested me now how to opned my old file in 2007 office format


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Babita
There is file with 2007, I cannot open it in 2003. can u help me?
Hi,


First u open the 2007 Office Format file in Ur System & then click save as button save the for word 97-2003 Document at Desktop..

Now u can try ur Office 2003 System

Nw the File is Opennnnn..


Thx,
Sahab..
wowwwwwww thanks sooo much I totaly forgotttttt!
using the microsoft compatible software really helps I love this software

thats great its relly helpfull.............


thanks :)

I installed windows 2007, but I can't open my old word 2003 documents,
help me plxx
hello,

i am using microsoft 2007 version ,but I want to convert my power point to 2003 version as my client does not have 2007 version .

kindly suggest.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=941B3470-3AE9-4AEE-8F43-C6BB74CD1466&displaylang=en
I used to have Word 2000. I upgraded to Office 2007, but then I wasn't able to open any word documents, no matter if they were old or new. I could open MS Word and then open the file, but I wasn't able to double click on the file to open that particular document. I checked file associations - Word wasn't even an option (though clearly it was there and I could navigate to it). I had tried all sorts of hotfixes and updates and converters and other sorts of potential fixes. Uninstall/reinstall didn't work. Running the program repair utility (via control panel) also didn't work. I read that it could be a registry file, but wasn't able to figure out which one and the ones I found online for other issues did nothing for this.

I did finally get the fix after calling Microsoft and having an unusually easy and quick chat with them. It WAS a registry file for the file associations for .doc and .docx files. If you navigate through your registry and go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT - you will see a bunch of file extensions. I deleted the .doc and .docx entries. At this point, you can do 2 things. 1) run the Office repair utility through the control panel in "Programs and Features" (if you're on Vista, otherwise it should be the traditional Add/Remove Programs section); or 2) copy those registry keys from any other machine that's working properly with the version of Word/Office you're using.

Anyway - that's what worked for me if this sounds like the issue you're having.

M
Pls download Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats
There is file with 2007, I cannot open it in 2003. can u help me?
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Yeah the fact is that Office 2003 and 2007 dont share the same saving formats.. unfortunately! but u can open a 2003 file on 2007 but not invert
There is file with 2007, I cannot open it in 2003. can u help me?
when you save the 2007 file select the toolbar under the bar where you type the name for the document ( it says word document at first) and click
' word 97 - 2003 document ' you can then read a 2007 document on 2003 and vice versa
> cam
Hi Cam,
I am running Vista and windows office 2007 I still get e-mails run on 2003 and I can't open them
up can you surggest anything.
cheers
> the peg
How do you resolve this problem.All my attachments from email come via 2003 and I have vista 2007
how can I read .docx in msoffice2003
download the NW Docx Converter "Docx2Rtf", it's a freeware. It can open 2007 files in open office and vice versa.

http://www.nativewinds.montana.com/software/docx2rtf.html#download

The NW Docx Converter "Docx2Rtf" is freeware. There is no charge to download it and there is no charge to use it. And at only 2MB, it takes up very little space on your hard drive and will run even on the slowest of computers.
how to open 2007 ms office files in 2003
first, go that pc where ms.soffice available by pendrive using. then open your file. after open your file, on the right side tpo the ssymble of ms.office appear like four dots in different colour. click on that and convert in to 2000, and 2003 version.
it 'll definitely read if u hv a docx 2 doc converter.....
search fr the converter in GOOGLE....n u'll hv it........
Install file format convertor2007 u can download this from internet
i CANT OPEN MY EMAILS BECAUSE I DONT HAVE FILE FORMAT CONVERTOR 2007 INSTALLED IN MY COMPUTER SO HOW DO I INSTALL THE UPGRADE
i wand ms office
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get it from
www.microsoft.com. You wont be getting any office product here.
how does convert it to ms office 2007
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What do you mean convert ? Are you talking about upgrade the software to office 2007 ? For that you have to buy the product. If you are trying to say that save the file in 2007 format, then you dont need to. 2007 can open files created with lower versions
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hi zefenix,
its due rthat it is not coresponding dear so try to get the 2007 version