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E-QR: Excel Cannot Open the File X.xlsx Because the File Format or File Extension is Not Valid (Doc ID 2605694.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2024

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Run a Query to Excel from Query Manager and after opening the report (either directly or after saving it) users are faced with the below error message:

"Excel cannot open the file x.xlsx because the file format or file extension is not valid."


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