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Running Windows 7 64-Bit w/6GB RAM. Attempting to open a 1GB XML file in an attempt to repair an Excel Spreadsheet. I have tried other tools but all caused memory errors. I even tried sed (Windows Version of course) and received a memory error message. I finally settled on XML Notepad 2007 in an attempt to directly fix the problem.
I have not received an error yet but the program has been running for almost 2 hours and still has not opened the file. Resource monitor indicates that it is still running and calling various .Net files from the disk.
Am I just waisting my time attempting a file this large? Any other suggestions on XML or Text editors for very large files?