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Excel Found Unreadable Content 2007.

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I have many Excel 2007 files (.xlsx, .xlsm, etc) that I've been modifying from the same folder for quite some time. Now I'm letting others contribute and moving them to public locations on our server. When others open my files, the error "Excel found unreadable content in 'filename.xlsm'. Do you want to recover the contents of the workbook? If you trust the source of this workbook, click yes." One time, I renamed all my files and they completely corrupted when I clicked yes to the above message.

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This problem is usually caused by the Apple programs. You will have to look for a DLL file and rename or delete it.

Path 1: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ShellStreams.dll

Path 2: C:\Program Files(x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ShellStreams.dll

I recommend you uninstall the application that copied the files there or rename them manually. Restart the computer when you finish and then try opening the files.

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