Add: for those that can't get this to work for some reason, a work around is to open MS Word 2007 first then open the file from within the program...little bit Following Follow File conversion Thanks! mukesh goyal says: 7 years ago i delete the mswrd6.wpc acc.to given in method 1. I saw your answer on yahoo about why someone could not open any documents using office 2007. http://vicnot.net/compatibility-pack/microsoft-office-converter-not-working.html
We'll email youwhen relevant content isadded and updated. thanks Carol Reply Report CB- Jan 7, 2009 11:41AM CB, on Wednesday January 7, 2009 04:15:20 PMHi, I was wondering if you could help me. I decided to go with the assumption that the .doc file I received had actually been created as a Word from Office 2007 file with the extension simply changed from .docx Register Hereor login if you are already a member E-mail User Name Password Forgot Password? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_install-mso_other/file-format-converter-not-working/d138db87-1bc1-40ca-80fe-445b646068cd
Note: This information is also available as a PDF download. #1: Understanding and using new file formats All the Office 2007 programs use new default file formats based on the Extensible Regards Jason bayusuph says: 6 years ago Same problem. vfinberg says: 6 years ago In my case, I simply (hah!) changed the extension from .doc to .docx. Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Office 2007 If the creator of the file is using Word 2007 onward, saves the file 'type' as DOCX but names the file xxxxx.DOC then it can confuse older versions of word into
this is happenin with all my saved documents. Office 2003 Service Pack However, these file types are not compatible with each other. Submit your e-mail address below. Jim says: 6 years ago rmore, your suggestions did the trick for me: Windows XP Pro SP2 MSWord 2002 on checking the website.
Then navigate to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsText ConvertersImportMSWord6.wpc melinda says: 6 years ago If this doesn't work, the file may be a Microsoft document image even if it says .DOC. I need a fix bad. Office 2010 Compatibility Pack This can also happen if you are opening a really old document created by Word for Windows 6.0 or Word 97 documents. How To Install Microsoft Office 2007 Step By Step I attempted your easy solution (.doc file was created as a Word from Office 2007 file with extension changed from .docx to .doc, instead of saving in Compatibility mode).
The files will then be opened by the Microsoft Office text converters. The Viewer is a free 25.8 MB download available from the Microsoft Web site. Select type of offense: Offensive: Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Advertisements or commercial links Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content this content However, some users with previous versions of Office may not be able to open files in the new formats.
With these Windows 2000 clients, it seems i need the Compatibility Pack version 2, then to install the Service Packs, yet i'm unable to find a link for version 2 of Office 2003 Sp3 Then she got an error message. emartel says: 6 years ago I, too, had the same problem but have found a solution, at least for me: The .doc file you have is possibly a .docx file that
miriam125 says: 5 years ago Hello I tried both of four methods and the file is still unreadable on all computers… i can send it to u if u like glpathy Thanks for posting your results! 57,010 pointsBadges: report 9226579687 Dec 15, 2009 9:31 AM GMT Hi Robert you try "MS Office copatibility pach 2007"it help you to Convert old file Once the OMPM is installed, to perform bulk file conversions you use the OFC.EXE tool at the command line. Compatibility Pack For The 2007 Office System Virus sqwhelpdesk says: 7 years ago Hi, I have tried all of the possible fixes to resolve this error, but am still unable to resolve the problem.
None of this other stuff worked but this did. :-) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973904 Jason says: 6 years ago I just had the same issue, but it all turned out to be a red Open regedit, Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsText ConvertersImportMSWord6.wpc 2. how to do it? http://vicnot.net/compatibility-pack/microsoft-office-file-converter-not-working.html What I found is the following: Go to Start > Programs > Default Programs and select ' Associate a file type or protocol with a program' My .doc file where associated
Purdue321 says: 5 years ago Tip from rmoore, June 9th, 2010 @3:52 pm is very good. Marvelous Windows! I hope my answer is usefull for somebodyelse. Reply Report mary- Jul 25, 2010 05:59AM everytime I try to open a document it comes up in different writings and numbers in wordpad.
I think that I now have McCaffe running, but it wasn't working before I installed this virus software, so I don't think McCaffe is the problem. I read on another website about Microsoft file converter and installed it on my Desktop. Try saving the file and renaming it from xxxxx.DOC to xxxxx.DOCX XLNC Ken says: 5 years ago I just had this problem tonight and it turns out the document was actually I also tried a file on another system with Office 2003 and the problem still happens on older files.
I installed a docx to doc converter from the Microsoft website, and when I opened my 2007 document in 2003 it told me that the converter didn't start up. We'll let you know when a new response is added. Reply to this review Was this review helpful? (2) (1) Report this post Email this post Permalink to this post 1 stars "It does not work." April 27, 2012 Hi says: 4 years ago Thanks, the trick worked for me..
I installed a docx to doc converter from the Microsoft website, and when I opened my 2007 document in 2003 it told me that the converter didn't start up. Pros: (10 characters minimum)Count: 0 of 1,000 characters 4. M research scholar I have created my file in ms word 2007 but after few hours I have opened then I have seen my all files have converted in ms word gfarooq6 says: 6 years ago I did that in MS Word, but it is still not working.
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All you have to do is change your default program (assuming you are using Vista these are the steps required).. Though I have found numerous inquiries on the Web about Word documents, I have only found solutions stemming from the MS fix for text documents.