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Sharepoint 2003 does not opened the word document correctly RRS feed

  • Question

  • There is not problem when uploading a 2007 Word document unto the sharepoint site. However, when i open the doucment from the site it opens up as  a zip file . When the content, is unzip it gives me additional folder such xml folder and such. I tried removing the folder and readding the document, and also rebooting the server. Please help.

    Thursday, August 16, 2012 3:44 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    Did you try to open the file after saving it to the desktop ?

    Also try to save the word file as "97-2003" format and then try.

    Let us know your results, thanks


    Warm Regards, Pratik Vyas | SharePoint Consultant | http://sharepointpratik.blogspot.com/ | Posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights

    • Marked as answer by FlemisterK Friday, August 17, 2012 3:20 PM
    Thursday, August 16, 2012 11:35 PM

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  • Hi,

    Did you try to open the file after saving it to the desktop ?

    Also try to save the word file as "97-2003" format and then try.

    Let us know your results, thanks


    Warm Regards, Pratik Vyas | SharePoint Consultant | http://sharepointpratik.blogspot.com/ | Posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights

    • Marked as answer by FlemisterK Friday, August 17, 2012 3:20 PM
    Thursday, August 16, 2012 11:35 PM
  • Yep i did, it was  the MIME extension for Word Office 2007 was not registered. I try saving word into 97-2003 format and it worked. Thanks.
    Acutually i found artilce that helped.

    http://mindsharpblogs.com/daniel/archive/2007/02/08/1552.html

    • Edited by FlemisterK Friday, August 17, 2012 3:21 PM
    Friday, August 17, 2012 3:19 PM