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Any Microsoft Office Guru's out there?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by CHOP, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. CHOP

    CHOP Monkey

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    Replaced my Vista box with a Windows 7 laptop. I backed up everything on a external hard drive. After hooking the external drive up to the laptop I can view everything on the external drive except Office files. I have installed 2 different versions of Office and even Open Office hoping they would show up, but no luck. I can hook the external back up to the Vista box and see the Office files. Even tried a thumb drive. Can see the files once plugged into Vista but not Windows 7. Anybody have a answer?
     

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  2. ICEBALL585

    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    Try it now?
     
  3. canadmos

    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Can you see hidden system files and folders on the Windows 7 machine?
     
  4. bean

    bean Turbo Monkey

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    When you say you can't see the files on your Win 7 box, do you mean that you can't see the files in Windows Explorer, or that you can't open them with Office?
     
  5. canadmos

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    Yeah I was just about to ask that.

    Are you looking for the files in Windows Explorer or opening an Office product and trying to open them from there?
     
  6. H8R

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    Sounds like a files permission thing more than an Office version thing...

    Do any other apps have problems opening files?
     
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  8. CHOP

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    I couldn't even see the files to attempt to open them. Somehow I finally got them to show up.
     
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