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can someone help me recover the data in this file....it is not letting me open it.

thanks! sorry its 90MB...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/oy1l9ieseq566q6/ab.xlsm?dl=0
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by:mbertl
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You can open it with LibreOffice and save it again as .xls (tried it out)
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by:Phillip Burton
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Yes, I can open it in Excel 2013.
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by:finnstone
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can you save it as csv for me??! I have 2013 and cannot open it.
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by:FarWest
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I opened it using excel 2013
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by:Phillip Burton
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Try downloading it from www.daqs.co.uk/ab.xlsb
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by:finnstone
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still get the error
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by:finnstone
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I just need the data from the one sheet if you could maybe do me a huge favor and copy and paste it in a new book that would be HUGE
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by:Phillip Burton
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Try the above zip - that is the csv file.
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by:FarWest
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it could be due to vba code, try to open it after disabling macros
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by:finnstone
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THANKS THATS IT!!
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