troubleshooting Question

Excel and what codepage to use when opening a csv file?

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Hi, when opening a csv file in Excel 2010 (also in 2007, but i upgrade to 2010 and still same problem) where could i set what codepage to use as default? If i import it and change from Windows (ANSI) to MS-DOS (PC8) its shows correct, but when opening a file it dont shows correct character set. This is from a progress (openedge) program and the file is a link so i must first open it in Excel, save it localy and then import it, but i want to show correct character set when opening it. Is it possible to set somewhere in Excel 2010 that the default codepage to use when opening csv file is MS-DOS (PC8) ??  There is only one pc that have this problem, 4-5 other pc shows correct charset when opening. All have Norwegian Windows 7 Pro and Norwegian Office 2007 and some have Office 2010, so its only one pc that have this problem.

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