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Suffering in opening the office file which was saved on office 97 in office 2010

Hi there all,

I am suffering in opening the office file which was saved on office 97 in office 2010. The following things keeps happining to my VAIO laptop the screen start blinking, the language bar also start blinking and the fan start running crazy. Also tried to open any new files that was saved in 2007 or 2010 Office they run ok with no problem.I am running Windows 7 and Office 2010. Please help me.
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->Does this issue happen with a specific 97 file or all the files?
-> Try to save a new test Word and Excel file in 97-2003 file format and open it to check what happens?

If this issue happens with specific files, try repairing those files and open them to see if it removed the possible file corruption. Check the following links to know how to repair Word and Excel files respectively:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/893672

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/repairing-a-corrupted-workbook-HA010097017.aspx?pid=CH100948241033#BMrepaircorruptedfile
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You can also try using Microsoft office compatiblity pack by downloading it from the following URL.

http://www.microsoft.com/downLoads/en/details.aspx?familyid=941b3470-3ae9-4aee-8f43-c6bb74cd1466&displaylang=en

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Dear faizbaig,

Tried that still the problem not fixed. Do you have anything else that can help me. It worked fine in Windows XP with Office 2007. Now using it with Windows 7 and Office 2007 or 2010 same problem. Do know why is doing that. Your help or anyone is very appreciated.

Thank you all
Can anyone help me out in this matter.
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I have tested it and everything is working great.