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LibreOffice File format error found at SAXParse

Postby EleJota » Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:44 am

Pleaseeeee HELP

I need this document for a presentation tomorrow morning. I'm desperate. Please please please help me :cry:

 Edit: Website address deleted as it is a suspected malware site - RoryOF, Moderator 
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby RoryOF » Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:45 am

EleJota wrote:Pleaseeeee HELP

I need this document for a presentation tomorrow morning. I'm desperate. Please please please help me :cry:

 Edit: Website address deleted as it is a suspected malware site - RoryOF, Moderator 


That is the most annoying download site I have ever seen. I'm not touching it!
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby robleyd » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:00 am

Glad I'm not the only one who thought that :-)

@EleJota

Can you please upload it somewhere more user friendly.
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby John_Ha » Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:48 pm

Be very careful about that website.

When I went to it it opened a new window on my browser which told me Flash was out of date and needed a new security update. The site telling me this was not a Flash update site. When I closed that window and checked Flash, it was fully up to date. I suspect that window was attempting to install malware on my PC.

Also, the site requires me to login to it, using Facebook or similar; or create an account and login. Why do I need to login to download a file.

Treat is as extremely suspicious!
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby keme » Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:00 pm

EleJota wrote:Pleaseeeee HELP

I need this document for a presentation tomorrow morning. I'm desperate. Please please please help me :cry:

That "desperate" user has not logged in again for 10 hours after he posted. He could of course have checked this thread without being logged in, but with his claimed situation he should then have responded.
This suggests to me that the "cry for help" was just a vehicle for a phishing attempt.

The request could of course be what it purports to be, but I still choose to post this reservation in the open, since other strong reservations have already been stated. This way, EleJota can address all our concerns with a single response if this is indeed a legitimate request.
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby RoryOF » Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:03 pm

The document is also a .docx, which is not obviously a presentation.

 Edit: The other disconcerting matter is the Forum.sig - OO 2.4 on Ubuntu 9.04; if these are in use how was the .docx written? 
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby robleyd » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:46 am

The cynic in me wonders if some of these requests are for MS Office produced documents gone wrong rather than AOO produced docs saved in .docx format.
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Re: [Solved] File format error found at SAXParse

Postby Hagar Delest » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:23 pm

Anyway, AOO cannot save in .docx.
LibreOffice can to some extent. But I doubt it will achieve a perfect compatibility.
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