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help restoring damaged files in excel 2003 / xp

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jessica Herrin

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if anyone can help, i woudl be forever grateful. I have developed elaborate financial models in excel for my copmany. however, in the last week, when I have gone to open them, i get an error that says.

Errors were detected...
Microsoft Office Excel File Repair Log

Errors were detected in file ...The following is a list of repairs:

Damage to the file was so extensive that repairs were not possible. Excel attempted to recover your formulas and values, but some data may have been lost or corrupted.

When i open the file, it no longer has any formulas or formatting, making it useless. It woudl take me weeks to reproduce. I have been updating older versions, but it keeps happening. THis is the third time..., right after i update all the data of course. Could this be a virus? anyway i can repair this?
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I would reinsert the office disk. It will give the option to repair office to the way it was when you 1st installed it. This should not loose or corput any data it just repairs office
What version of office are you using

Edited by peterm, 20 October 2005 - 04:38 AM.

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