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excel data recovery ... corrupted file.  Its an .xlsx - any good aps out there?

fcek asked
Can anyone recommend an ap?

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Sridhar CherukuriService Engineer

As far as my experience if excel file is corrupted then its hard to recover or repair, though you see many softwares advertise but in reality they dont work
There are several methods that you can use to recover information from damaged or corrupted Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, or Microsoft Office Excel 2003 files. This article discusses these methods and includes references to other Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss these methods in more detail.
Methods for Recovering Data in Corrupted Excel Files

You can use the following methods to troubleshoot problems with opening or using Excel files:
Use a recovered copy of the document.
Use the Open and Repair command.
Save the file in HTML format.
Save the file in XML Spreadsheet format.
If a chart is linked to the corrupted file, use a macro to extract the data.

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