How to Repair a severely damaged excel worksheet

My excel sheet won't Open with an error (Excel Cannot open the file
FILENAME.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)

Please help this file is important to me...

Thanks

My Damaged Excel Sheet

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Could you send your file?

Could you send your file?

If you are looking for a way

If you are looking for a way to repair corrupt .xlsx file, you can try "Open and Repair" function of MS Excel. It is very simple and effective.

But if fails, you may try a third-party Excel Recovery software. I can recommend Excel Repair Toolbox tool to fix corrupt .xlsx file and to recover your data from it. You may try its free demo version first.

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If you are looking for a way

If you are looking for a way to repair corrupt .xlsx file, you can try "Open and Repair" function of MS Excel. It is very simple and effective.

But if fails, you may try a third-party Excel Recovery software. I can recommend Excel Repair Toolbox tool to fix corrupt .xlsx file and to recover your data from it. You may try its free demo version first.

To know more about this software and to download its free demo version, visit:

Recommended Solutions

You can try below recommended solutions to recover severely damaged excel file.

1. Restore from Backup - check you mail, it may possible that you have mailed your file to someone.
2. Manual repair - offered by Microsoft as suggested by many.
3. Try to Open corrupt file with Open or Libre Office. These office programs are able to open damaged excel files.
4. 3rd Party Repair from reputed company.

Excel File Recovery

This software is more result-oriented and specially designed for recover and repair corrupt, damage, or virus affected excel files. It is also supports to recover corrupt, damage password protected excel files. For more details visit here :- http://www.recoverydeletedfiles.com/excel-file-recovery-tool.html

Excel file repair

Easily repair damage excel work sheet, files or documents. I refer an advance or professional excel file repair software, you can use third-party software Kernel for Excel File Repair Tool. This software easily repair and recover corrupt, damage data. Reference link : http://www.howtorecoverexcelfile.excelfilerepair.com/

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Excel Repair Tool

Excel repair tool is one the most convenient application for repair corrupt or damaged Excel file. The tool scans all corrupt Excel file and recover data from them. For more information visit here : http://www.recovery.excelrepair.org

recover corrupted excel worksheet

I've sometimes been able to recover corrupted excel worksheet using OpenOffice.

I was in the same situation again, but each time the program helped me to repair Excel files. If you are want a better tool, visit here : http://exchangerecovery.hubpages.com/hub/xlsrecovery