Solved

Getting File Corrupt errors

Posted on 2014-03-17
1
301 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
On a Windows 7 Dell Laptop that is replacing an older XP system the end user needs to access various files from the different Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel. If the file is on her hard drive there is no problem opening it. If the file is an email attachment or from an Intranet site when she tries to open it the status bar scrolls across but then she gets an error telling her the file is corrupt. If she Chooses Save rather than Open she can open the file once it has been saved to her hard drive. The extra step takes time and is annoying. Any ideas as to what is causing this and what to do to fix the problem?

Thank you!!

Robert
0
Comment
Question by:RobertEhinger
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
jcimarron earned 500 total points
ID: 39934684
RobertEhinger--
Set component security settings back to the default settings
A FixIt is available here
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2387587/en-US
0

Featured Post

MS Dynamics Made Instantly Simpler

Make Your Microsoft Dynamics Investment Count  & Drastically Decrease Training Time by Providing Intuitive Step-By-Step WalkThru Tutorials.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The Windows functions GetTickCount and timeGetTime retrieve the number of milliseconds since the system was started. However, the value is stored in a DWORD, which means that it wraps around to zero every 49.7 days. This article shows how to solve t…
There are many software programs on offer that will claim to magically speed up your computer. The best advice I can give you is to avoid them like the plague, because they will often cause far more problems than they solve. Try some of these "do it…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to the overview of Microsoft Security Essentials. This is a free anti-virus software that guards your PC against viruses, spyware, worms, and other malicious software. This will be demonstrated using Windows…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a introduction in two parts how to utilize Windows Live Movie Maker to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7 operating system.

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question