Corrupted xls file

Posted on 2009-02-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a small xls file that has somehow become corrupted. When excel opens the file the display is gibberish, like hieroglyphics.  Can anyone help please? The file is attached.
Question by:ric1942
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    Expert Comment

    Hello ric1942,

    Steps to recover corupted Excel file

    You can use a thrid party program to repair XLS file - Excel Recovery

    Hope this helps!

    Author Comment

    Thanks war1 but I have tried this to no avail, also the excel recovery and similar programs.
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    Expert Comment

    I've downloaded  & am trying to fix it at this time. I will post the fixed file later if possible.

    Author Comment

    Thnks Wantabe2, much appreciated.
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    Accepted Solution

    I've tried everything & I don't think this files can be recovered. Don't bother buying any file recovery tools because that is what I tried it with & it did not work.

    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks for your help wantabe2. That was the conclusion I had arrived at before I posted it here. I wondered if it were something simple I had overlooked. Regards, Ric.

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