Excel cannot open the file 'Wheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests.xlsx' because the file format or file

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To any Excel experts:

 

The error I receive is:

Excel cannot open the file 'Wheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests.xlsx' because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension
matches the format of the file.

 

Can anyone open my file?

https://1drv.ms/x/s!AnYHMr0GXiFwnJ9QwumELOWIQiQAPw?e=UhSHYk

 

Here is the directory containing all the associated files.

NOTE: The file "Wheelchair 2022-05-12_01 requests.xlsx" is the previous version of the file 'Wheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests.xlsx' and it still opens.

https://1drv.ms/u/s!AnYHMr0GXiFwm5Rsa1QTIt1n93LXBQ?e=SdtULZ

 

I have tried to repair the corrupted file with most of the available options.

I have tried to add the EVERYONE permission group.

I have tried to change the file extension from .xlsx to .xls and then open it.

 

 

DEVICE:

Device name DESKTOP-E8EQNBS
Processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) W-11955M CPU @ 2.60GHz 2.61 GHz
Installed RAM 64.0 GB (63.2 GB usable)
Device ID DC2B0315-D594-4C6C-88DA-CC9E327FD862
Product ID 00391-50011-53487-AAOEM
System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor
Pen and touch No pen or touch input is available for this display

 

WINDOWS

My system specifications are as follows:

Office 365

Edition Windows 10 Pro for Workstations
Version 21H2
Installed on ‎10/‎15/‎2021
OS build 19044.1706
Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4170.0

 

A .pdf of much of the data follows:

https://1drv.ms/b/s!AnYHMr0GXiFwnJ9XFGlAbl6AfHJVvQ?e=3mnm9G

 

.jpgs of each of the three pages I used to create the above pdf are as follows:

Wheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests p003.JPGWheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests p002.JPGWheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests p001.JPG

 

Thank you,

 

Todd

2 Replies

@Voyavivir 

The file Wheelchair 2022-05-13_01 requests.xlsx is actually a PDF file, not a workbook. If you change the extension from .xlsx to .pdf, you will be able to open it with your PDF reader application.

Since it is a PDF file, you should be able to copy/paste the contents back into an Excel workbook, but there is no way to recover the formulas (if any), since those are not saved in a PDF file.

@Hans Vogelaar Somewhere on my system, the actual .xlsx may be hiding...

Thanks. Dough...

Todd