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  • john-stewart

    When I try to open Microsoft Word or Excel files I get the error message “This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel.” I tried changing the default settings but the problem persists. Any help would be appreciated.

    Category : Applications

    asked on 18th Jul, 2011 | 2 Answers | Log in to answer


It must be excel file corruption I would recommend you tool below works with *.xls, *,xlt, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xltm, *.xltx and *.xlam file formats

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The Windows tool you use to change file associations in located in the Control Panel under the Default Programs icon. Once on the Default Programs screen you have two choices for changing file associations:

1. Set your default programs
2. Associate a file type or protocol with a program, in this option, select the type and then associate Excel with it.
You have to make sure MS Excel is installed in your system. If you don’t have, you can download the viewer from the link

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