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Old August 1st, 2008, 05:33 AM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
k1sr
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Default converter failed to save the file

I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...
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Old August 1st, 2008, 01:51 PM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
Bob I
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Default converter failed to save the file

Just, a thought but have you tried cleaning out the Temporary Internet
Files? (Control Panel, Internet Options, General, Delete files)

k1sr wrote:

I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...


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Old August 27th, 2008, 12:06 AM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
PatG
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Default converter failed to save the file

I am having this same problem....and temp files are all cleared

"Bob I" wrote:

Just, a thought but have you tried cleaning out the Temporary Internet
Files? (Control Panel, Internet Options, General, Delete files)

k1sr wrote:

I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...



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Old August 27th, 2008, 01:05 PM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
Bob I
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Default converter failed to save the file

Does the file actually reside in a folder you have rights to? If an
e-mail attachment, have you saved it first? Is your anti-virus
interfering and attempting to scan the file, and thereby locking it out?

PatG wrote:

I am having this same problem....and temp files are all cleared

"Bob I" wrote:


Just, a thought but have you tried cleaning out the Temporary Internet
Files? (Control Panel, Internet Options, General, Delete files)

k1sr wrote:


I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...




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Old September 18th, 2008, 07:32 PM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
Gallagher
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Default converter failed to save the file

Check to be sure the default program to open the file is the program that is
supposed to be used. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. The problem I ran into was
because the file was trying to open with XML Editor, Not Excel.

"k1sr" wrote:

I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...

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Old September 30th, 2008, 12:57 AM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
Sterne
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Default converter failed to save the file

Could the file be too big? I'm having the same trouble, but I'm trying to
open a really large file.

"Gallagher" wrote:

Check to be sure the default program to open the file is the program that is
supposed to be used. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. The problem I ran into was
because the file was trying to open with XML Editor, Not Excel.

"k1sr" wrote:

I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...

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Old September 30th, 2008, 05:25 PM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
Becky
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Default converter failed to save the file

How do I change the default to Excel?

"Gallagher" wrote:

Check to be sure the default program to open the file is the program that is
supposed to be used. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. The problem I ran into was
because the file was trying to open with XML Editor, Not Excel.

"k1sr" wrote:

I'm trying to use the 2007 file converter for 2003, and I keep getting
"converter failed to save the file" error everytime I try to open a 2007 file
- prior to this it tells me that it cannot find the file, then trys to
convert it ("File conversion in progress"), then gives me "converter failed
to save the file"... All the updates are installed - what's going wrong...!

Microsoft gives no clues on this...

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Old July 23rd, 2009, 06:05 PM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
dreyerro
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Default converter failed to save the file


In Access, I received the converter failed to save the file error
message when attempting to create an Excel spreadsheet from a form. I
was able to avoid the error by opening Excel before creating the
spreadsheet.


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Old April 30th, 2010, 08:15 AM posted to microsoft.public.office.misc
haroldklen[_2_]
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Default converter failed to save the file


Right click, properties, uncheck Read Only.

Or, Open the file using using MS word 2003 and save it as Ms 2003-2007
document.

Download portable MS word 2003.


 




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