Error: 'Invalid Or Unrecognized File Format' When Importing An MPP File Into Project Management (Doc ID 909954.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2013

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version: 5.0 and later   [Release: 5.0 and later ]
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 10-Dec-2010***

Symptoms

The following error occurs when trying to import an MPP (Microsoft Project) file into Project Management:
INFORMATION: Microsoft Project version: 9.0
*** ERROR ***: Invalid or unrecognized file format C:\Filename.mpp INFORMATION: Microsoft Project version: 11.0
*** ERROR ***: Invalid or unrecognized file format C:\Filename.mpp

Cause

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