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Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013

Q: Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013

I recently purchased an ASUS Windows bit computer I transferred my Microsoft Works Version word processor and spreadsheet files from my old computer onto the new computer I just purchased the Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition bit version from an online vendor and installed the software onto my new computer I have no problems opening my Works spreadsheet files in Excel However when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word I get gibberish I Microsoft Cannot Files Word in Works Microsoft Open 2013 did some research online and found out that there is a Microsoft tool called Works - Converter which allows Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013 one to open Works files in Word I downloaded the Works - Converter tool from the Microsoft Support website and installed it on my PC However when I subsequently attempted to open a Works word processor file in Word a dialog box appeared with the error message Word cannot start the converter Wks Pxy cnv and the file Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013 did not open properly i e I got gibberish I did a little more research online and found out that uninstalling the Works - Converter then downloading and installing the Microsoft Visual C Redistributable Package and finally reinstalling the Works - Converter may correct this problem I followed these steps but unfortunately when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word I get the same error message and the file does not open properly If someone can give me advice on a successful way to open Works spreadsheet files in Word I would greatly appreciate it

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A:windows won't open docx files in Microsoft Word 2013 anymore

Have you right clicked the file and selected open with?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/604029/windows-wont-open-docx-files-in-microsoft-word-2013-anymore/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/converting-files-from-microsoft-office-word-97-2003-to-microsoft-works-word-processor.987414/
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A:HELP!!! Microsoft Works Word Processor will not open, unable to open ANY documents!!!

From how you describe it,it looks as if something is denying it.such as your firewall or if you are using Firefox you might not have it as allowed,these are just guesses however,take a look at this site http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241165
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-microsoft-works-word-processor-will-not-open-unable-to-open-any-documents.755324/
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Brian Mulligan.
 

A:Can't open Microsoft Works Word Processor

goto

program files>
microsoft works>

do you see a file called

WksWP.exe

if so double click on it and see if it runs

then we can work out the shortcut for programs
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-open-microsoft-works-word-processor.531618/
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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor-Want it to open with another Font.

Easy
Instructions at the link below:
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-works-word-processor-want-it-to-open-with-another-font.589571/
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Don't take offense...You said you downloaded the converter, but did you install it??

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A:Can't Open Microsoft Word Files!

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

See if this helps you to "create an association in the Default Programs control panel":
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What version are you using?

e.g. for 2003:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/word-help/convert-works-documents-to-word-format-HP001188116.aspx

for 2010:

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Lorraine,

Can you open files that are not associated with MS Word?
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Anybody able to help me with this please?
 

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A:Solved: Microsoft. Word 2003 will not open files burned to cd

I think I fixed it. I replaced the ide cable and all seems to work now.
 

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Repair Office programs - Outlook - Office.com

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Check this Microsoft page and see if helps.
 

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What version of Works do you have and is it supported by Windows XP?
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

Microsoft Office 2013 is capable of opening Works 6-9 documents in a Compatibility mode.

To do that in Word 2013 you need to go File - Open - Computer - Browse.
In Open window you have to select a filter:
All files (*.*) or Works 6 - 9 Document (*.wps)

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A:Microsoft Works word processor

it is discontinued software now
you still see copies on Amazon or Ebay, but it is very much buyer beware
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word help needed

Hmm, I know if you have the zoom set past 100% the text will be huge, but not quite sure if that goes the same for the toolbars. I'll check further.
 

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A:HELP:Microsoft Works Word Processor

You mentioned that you changed the file association, so when you click on a .doc file, what program is starting up right now?
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

Please consider this only a suggestion as I am not sure I understand the program problem you

are having, . . as I am only familiar with word pad, etc.

but open a new file of the word processor and click save and then check the drop down under
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Are you able to find the documents that you are not able to open ?

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A:Microsoft Works Word processor

Oh, and I'll send it to someone willingly if they could turn it or transfer all the stuff onto a Microsoft word documant or Openoffice. I'll be eternally grateful.
 

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Look in the "Help" and search on 'sort' and the last entry is a helper.
 

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A:Microsoft works word processor

I downloaded this program and it fixed the problem

]http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/2002/wp6rtf.aspxconverter[/URL]
 

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A:DEP shuts down Microsoft works word

Originally Posted by TrujoeJT


I have Vista Home Premium 64. Working with word I copy paste from email or internet to word.
I have to do a save and copy small bits, paragraph or two.To it in one shot it closes It just shut down and state DEP closed it. I have turned DEP off, and it still shuts down word Any Help would be nice. Thanks TrujoeJT




I suspect DEP isnt turned off or it wouldn't be able to "shut down word". You can however, simply add word to DEP's exception list and it will ignore it.
Ken

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

We've had more than a few Works problems latelyYou might want to look at these:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297061http://support.microsoft.com/ph/1188

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A:Microsoft Works and Word -- compatible??

In Word 2000, there's a Save As Works 2000 option. If your file is anything other than very basic, you'll be prompted that "some features may be lost". I just tried it with a Word doc containing a table (Works WP files doesn't do tables), sure enough it came out pretty screwed.

You could always download OpenOffice for use at home -- it opened the file (Word version) no problem.

http://www.openoffice.org/

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Andy
 

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A:How do i uninstall Microsoft Works 8.5 (not word)

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A:Microsoft Works Word page lost

Did you look in the "Recycle bin"?

Had you saved it, before it disappeared?
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor Problem

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Kelly_Chartier,

I have been pleased with AbiWord 2.6.2, which is a freeware based word processor similar to Windows, but a little bit better. Here's the link.

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor problem

You might have to reinstall the Works suite, or try restoring your computer to an earlier state. but have you considered using a different, more modern productivity suite such as Open Office at openoffice.org ?
 

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A:Solved: Microsoft Works Word Processor

This only applies for the Works word processor, the common one in Works NOT spelled with a capital W, as in Word.

First, only do this with the Work word processor not going.
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ECX=67f12f46 DS=0177 ESI=00000a44 FS=5447
EDX=00000081 ES=0177 EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
00 00 00 00 20 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 65
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67f12f46 00000a44 00000081 00000000 0064dff6 00183a adb405df 046f854c 05df17f6 821e0003 05dffee6 7394adc6 072a046f 2da70144 183a821e adf405df

raincity
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A:Error Message while running Microsoft Word and Works

First, are you running Word or Works when you get this message. I mean, do you get into Works at all or you get into Works, choose the Word processor and that's when you get the error...

If you like, you can try the "global" fix. Go to www.piersontech.com/07-CleanHardDrive.htm
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Just like Word, each area can have its own font and other settings.

You are going to have to put up with this, as the author did not set up the study guide to be used in this manner.
 

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A:Microsoft works word processor Tools Font

Since tables are being used, you need to select ALL of the Cells in the table, then, go to the menu and then Fonts and then select the font and style that you want. This should be valid for that document.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-works-word-processor-tools-font.760674/
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A:Microsoft Office 2013 Using Microsoft Outlook

Hi,
 
Can you tell us the type of mail account you are using POP3, IMAP, Exchange?

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A:How to open Microsoft works documents.

I believe that LibreOffice supports MS Works documents.
It's basically one side of a fork from OpenOffice from 2 years back (the other is Apache Open Office).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-open-microsoft-works-documents.1075786/
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A:Microsoft Works Calendar won't open

Welcome to TSF....

You might try going thru a re-install of Microsoft works and when doing this if you see an option to modify or repair the installation go for this.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/microsoft-works-calendar-wont-open-245354.html
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A:Delay in opening any Microsoft Works Word file 1st time each day..

Nobody????????????????? else has this problem. Really? All I have to do is google it and get a dozen items show up, all with no solutions from Microsoft whatsoever.

Windows 7, on a Dell XPS, plenty of ram, plenty of hard drive space.

Not a problem with any windows program, on any computer I've had, since 'forever', until now! since I've ran Win 7 onto my computer.

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A:Microsoft Works Error - cannot open spreadsheet

FWIW: http://www.techsupportforum.com/microsoft-...0xc0000142.htmlI don't see any suggestions that I would consider definitive, so...I would probably run chkdsk /r and then run sfc /scannow as suggested in the link.Start/Run...type chkdsk /r (with space between k and /) and hit Enter. In response to onscreen query, type Y and hit Enter. Reboot system and chkdsk will run to completion and then reboot the system.Start/Run...type sfc /scannow (with space between c and /) and hit Enter. Have your XP install CD handy, if possible, since such may be requested as a source of replacement system files.Louis

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A:Open Office and Microsoft Works question

MS Works is, putting it politely, useless. If you are buying a document, don't get a Works version - get a Word version (.doc or .docx.) OO will play nicely with those document types.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/open-office-and-microsoft-works-question.992102/
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A:can't copy charts or tables from web page into microsoft works word processer

Have you tried pasting it into WordPad instead?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/393052/cant-copy-charts-or-tables-from-web-page-into-microsoft-works-word-processer/
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A:cant open into microsoft word

1. Right-click "Start"

2. Left-click Explore

3. Left-click "Tools" on the menu bar at the top

4. Left-click "Folder Options"

5. Left-click the "File Types" tab at the top

6. Use the scrollbar under "registered file types" to scroll down until you see .DOC in the "extensions" column(They are in Alphabetical order)

7. Left-click DOC once to highlight it

8. Toward the bottom you will see "Opens with:" - Make sure it says "Microsoft Word beside it

9. If it doesn't then click "Change" and select Micosoft Word from the list, click "Ok".

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cant-open-into-microsoft-word-222194.html
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A:Microsoft Word Won't Open

If you need your resume straight away, you can download OpenOffice.org; its word processor should be able to open the Word document (unless the original .doc file has become corrupt).
Regards,
John

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