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#1 SeanCDG

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 02:53 PM

Hey,

I hope you guys can help!

I have been writing an essay in Microsoft Works Word Processor. It is around 18 pages. I have been working on it for about 3 weeks.

I saved my document the other day, turned of my computer, turned on my computer the other night and received the following message:

works cannot open c:documentsandsettings/documents/itassignment.wps the file may be in use by another application, the file format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt

I am completely confused and don't know how to open this file.

I have also tried opening it up in Word and open office but no luck. Even tried renaming them.

Help!

SeanCDG :thumbsup:

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 03:24 PM

Try running chkdsk on the drive/partition where it's stored...then see if all is well.

XP Chkdsk, Using the Graphical Version (My Computer) - http://www.updatexp.com/windows-xp-chkdsk.html

Follow the instructions for running the Graphical Version, please. Check marks in both options presented.

You might also want to defrag your system.

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 05:09 PM

If you can locate the file, this download from MS will let you view it if it's not corrupt
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads
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