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I have a USB with 5 excel documents on it and only one has

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I have a USB with 5 excel documents on it and only one has become corrupted and I have no idea what caused it to be corrupted. Is there any way I can recover the data from it.
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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Microsoft
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,One workaround is to try and see whether OpenOffice or LibreOffice can open the file.Those software suites are more tolerant of corrupted files and I have rescued several documents that way.