can,t open office documents on windows 2012 server

I am using Linux mint 16 &17 kde editionon a hp dv6 laptop. when i attempt to open any office document, docx, odt etc from the shared files on my offices windows 2012 server libreoffice fails to open the document. other types of files, pdf, jpeg, ogg, etc open fine. i do not have the same issue with mint 16 xfce or ubuntu studio. any idiseas what could be causing this?