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Trados 7 - error 80005: failed to create parser for plugin file format!
Thread poster: Monia Fanciulletti
Monia Fanciulletti  Identity Verified
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Turkish to Italian
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May 1, 2008

Hi everyboby,

I recently bought a new laptop with Vista, and am now experiencing problems with Tag Editor. In particolar, it cannot open neither ppt nor xls files, although it is able to open .doc files.
I am using Trados 7 with MS Office 2003. Evrytime I try to open a ppt or xls file I receive the following message:

80005: failed to create parser for plugin file format!

I think the problem might be due to Vista as I never had any problem while using XP.
I really hope you can help me fix this, as in these days I am working a lot with this kind of files!!

Thank you so much for your help!!!

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Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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MS Office versions May 4, 2008

Hi Monia,
this message usually occurs if you are trying to open Office 2007 files. If this is the case, try to open them in Office, re-save as 2003 and open in TagEditor.
Another reason may be that you are using Trados 7 under Vista; please note that Trados 7 is not officially supported to run under Vista, so maybe you'll have to update to Trados 2007 (build 8xx).
Also, please make sure you have the latest Java and .NET versions. Obsolete versions of these runtime environments may be causing your problems too.

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