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MS Office files in dropbox issues after repairing of laptop

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Everything worked fine before my laptop crashed, and ever since it was repaired, 

1. I cannot open Word docs that are password protected.  I have tried on my laptop with the exact same issue. AND OTHER COMPUTERS it is working just fine.

I tried the workaround of downloading it to my computer (more than once computer) but it never prompts me for my password - it does nothing at all other than sort of open up MS Word.  How has no solution been found for this yet?  I NEED this document and am beyond frustrated.

2. Excel with comments in cells shows exception on opening - workbook opening OK but comments are gone!

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Re: MS Office files in dropbox issues after repairing of laptop


Hey there @SG03 - sorry to hear you're having issues with this.

As the matter at hand seems to pertain to a 3rd party app (Microsoft Word in this case), I'd suggest reaching out to the developers of this app for further assistance.  

In addition, I'd also try re-installing the software on the affected computer as this might do the trick in some cases.

Let me know if I'm missing something here. 


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