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capdelon

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Before refromatting my harddisk, I backed-up/saved my Excel files.
Trying to recover/open them results in getting a message:

"Name file".xls:file format is not valid

Could it be that I have certain older files made with Windows 95/98 and that my present files are of a newer Excel version???
I have switching files from one computer to another quite a bit.

Anyhow, how do I restore the files?????
 

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