Open an Xlsx file with an older version of Office i:e Opening Excel 2007 in Office 2003

Users who do not have the latest version of Office know very well that there are sometimes compatibility problems when you want to open a file. The solution to open, for example, a xlsx file is later in this tutorial!

To open a file xlsx, simply visit the Microsoft site and use the Compatibility Pack for Microsoft Office file formats Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007, a file named FileFormatConverts.exe. To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location. The software will install when you execute: Make sure at the time that any of the software in the Office suite is open or in memory. Then simply open the file you want, it will automatically be converted to make it compatible with your version of Office.

Download the patch Microsoft