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Need to open/convert WORKS files (WPS) on Office 2016 running on Windows 10

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Im trying to find a way to open som old works files, but Word in Office 2016 say I need a later version of the converting software (I have not installed any), then Word ask if I want to download the new version, if I accept and click on YES, I only get to a Microsoft webpage that are blank (https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BF41401E-70FA-465D-AE2E-CF44DBF05297&displaylang=en)

Anyone got a solution for this?
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It seems the Microsoft links for the converter do no work
From the Microsoft forums though,  saw several people are having the same issue and this was the best answer:

Assuming the .wps files are Works files, you should be able to open them automatically since Word comes with converters for most versions of Works. If they were created in a version of Works before Works 6, you can find older converters at http://www.gmayor.com/downloads.htm.

If that does not work, you could try here

http://download.cnet.com/s/microsoft-works-converter/

or online conversion http://www.zamzar.com/convert/wps-to-doc/

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thank you, I tried the website and iit worked
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