Cannot Open Sealed Excel Files, After Installing Office 2007 Upgrade (Doc ID 1103544.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content: Rights - Version 5.1 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Reviewed for currency on 20 September 2013.

Symptoms

You try to open a sealed Excel document by double-clicking the file, and you get an error that tells you "conversion failed". However, you are able to open sealed Excel files using File-Open within the Excel application.

Changes

You first upgraded from Office 2003 (with Office 2007 compatibility pack) to Office 2007. You then installed, re-installed, or upgraded Desktop to 11g.

Cause

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