Question
Reply
 
Top Student
hoffmata
Posts: 5
Member Since: ‎04-26-2011
Message 1 of 6 (4,377 Views)
Accepted Solution

Can't open WPS files with Word Starter 2010

Do I need another version of Word? My other computer which has Microsoft Office Professional lets me save the WPS files as Word Documents, but my Compaq Presario  came with the Word Starter and it won't let me open the WPS files I had from an  E Computer with Windows Vista

Professor
Mister_Do
Posts: 1,900
Member Since: ‎11-17-2008
Message 2 of 6 (4,357 Views)

Re: Can't open WPS files with Word Starter 2010

Hi hoffmata,

 

I just did some quick research and it appears Microsoft has a fix for this. Here is a link to Microsoft support article on how to make this work:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315757/EN-US

 

I hope this helps. Let us know how it goes.

...an HP employee just trying to help where I can, but not speaking on behalf of HP.
Dean
Vidya
Posts: 6,513
Member Since: ‎07-17-2009
Message 3 of 6 (4,356 Views)

Re: Can't open WPS files with Word Starter 2010

To open WPS files, please download and install Wordviewer from the following weblink:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=3657ce88-7cfa-457a-9aec-f4f827f20cac&dis...

 

I am not sure Word Starter will allow you to convert the WPS files. Refer the following link which might resolve this problem:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315757/EN-US

I am an HP employee.

Regards,
Vidya

Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer “Accept as Solution” if it solves your problem.

***Click on "Thumbs up" button to the bottom right side of my post to say thanks!***
Distinguished Professor
RasterBlaster
Posts: 2,309
Member Since: ‎11-17-2008
Message 4 of 6 (4,346 Views)

Re: Can't open WPS files with Word Starter 2010

 

Here is how to do it... straight from MS: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315757

 

... an HP employee expressing his own opinion.
Please post rather than send me a Message. It's good for the community and I might not be able to get back quickly. - Thank you.
Top Student
hoffmata
Posts: 5
Member Since: ‎04-26-2011
Message 5 of 6 (4,319 Views)

Re: Can't open WPS files with Word Starter 2010

Thanks so much for your help...It worked!

Top Student
hoffmata
Posts: 5
Member Since: ‎04-26-2011
Message 6 of 6 (4,312 Views)

Re: Can't open WPS files with Word Starter 2010

This was the correct solution to the problem.

† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation