2011 Mappoint won't import XL files. RRS feed

  • Question

  • When I try to load XLS files using the "data import wizard", it all seems to work fine until I select the file I wish to import. It gives me this error when I select:

    There was a problem opening: C:\Users\Toshiba owner\desktop\...\xxx.xls.

    If I right click on an XLS short cut and try to open with mappoint I get this error:

    This application cannot open this file. Consult Help for information about compatible formats.

    I have tried saving the files in various XL formats and none of them open. I am running this on a machine with copious amounts of ram that is on VISTA with all of its appropriate updates.

    I am at a loss as to what the problem could be!
    Thursday, January 19, 2012 5:10 AM