You can view excel att. to emails so you may have to email it to yourself. What file did you place the file in? Browse to your SD card under media and see if the file shows up (it must be in one of the default folders) and if you are in mass storage mode you will need to un plug the usb before the pearl will read the sd card.
"Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!"...Bluto Blutarski...