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When trying to preview Excel files in Windows 7 preview pane you get the following message.
"This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Office Excel previewer."
Excel doesn't display a preview of the Excel files by default. If you want to turn this on follow these steps:
1. Open Excel, click on the File tab, choose Info
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