not enough memory to run Excel

When trying to open a Excel 2003 files on a win 8 tablet we get "not enough memory to run Excel" - we have plenty of ram and processing power.  the xls open fine on win 7 computers.

tired save save as diff version nothing works.  Any toughts?
dgaudiosoAsked:
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
that's because the two don't work together

Office 2003 applications are not compatible with Windows 8
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2777626
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dgaudiosoAuthor Commented:
Thank you Seth.  Accepted
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