If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 3. This is a feature useful for some programmability scenarios, but most people should have this turned off. Not much to go on then. When I click on an excel file in my email, it opens Excel but will not pull up the document. I have a spreadsheet sent to me and saved to my local drive. Visit the to see questions and answers posted by others or get answers to your own questions.
Now my Excel files open as they should! If Excel loads the file, the add-in you last turned off is causing the problem. A detail that I neglected to notice originally was that the files I was having trouble with were. Hi, I have definitely heard your frustration, we can try these methods to check if it works. If I click new then it will let me create a file but nothing that is existing is opening. For testing, disable and isolate the conflict by turning off each add-in one at a time. So far the only clue about any issues is a Security log in Event Viewer that is copied below. Type command into the Desktop Search box and then right-click on the Command Prompt menu entry and select the Run as Administrator item.
There has to be a solution to this. If that does not work, make a new, test Windows User Profile Account , log into the new Windows Account and set up Office, Test. You can use one of the following methods to resolve various error messages and problems in Word: Manually Use the the Trouble shoot Utility in the Support Template If you want to perform the steps using the Trouble shoot Utility, start with step 1. You can also take some preventive measures to avoid losing your work by automatically saving a backup copy of your workbook or creating a recovery file from time to time. I have the same problem.
Some of the older 97-2003 files we use and it just won't open it on my station. Because the workbook won't be recalculated, it may open. The reason I know these somehow became the file is because i viewed the properties and both files were created the same day, edited the last day and are the same sized of my file. Program Manager Microsoft Excel Hi Micah, I would be happy to help figure this out. So why isn't there a unified fix available? Does the file have macros? These three solutions should solve the majority of your issues with crashing Office 2013 applications. Have you scanned your disk for errors? If you need further assistance on this particular issue or any other Office related issues let us know and we will be glad to assist you. Incidently, this is the only computer I have that does this.
Fred I'm like you leaning toward a security issue. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver. For Each X In ActiveChart. The others that have licenses are opening fine. Automatically create a recovery file at set intervals A recovery file of your workbook also helps ensure you'll have access to your data if your workbook is deleted accidentally or if it becomes corrupted. We are checking to see if there are any places in our code that are turning this option on by default, but so far haven't found any. Please remember to select Mark as Answer if someone provides the answer or mark as helpful if the response helps to lead you in the right direction.
Hi Gary, Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for posting the question. You may even get lucky and find some other settings that you want to try that have nothing to do with the current problem. Type below command in the Run box. You may have to restart your computer after the repair process is finished. I renamed the updated file and everything seemed to be fine.
When I click on it in open, I just get a blank worksheet. Fortunately, you have a few troubleshooting solutions at your disposal that can get you up and running again without any outside support. Maybe you could try this, if you haven't already? Try downloading the file to your actual Documents folder and open it up that way. Wait for the process to complete, restart Windows and see if Word, Excel or other Office application work correctly. How do I fix Microsoft Word if it won't open at all? Same problem, blank worksheet, but Excel thinks it's already open when I try to open it again. All other installations pull the document up directly from email. I didn't do anything different to make it behave it this way.
If you are a Help Desk professional, you can also save the report to file so that the report can be viewed in the Office Configuration Analyzer Tool on another client where the tool is installed. Locally on my computer it will open just fine Downloads folder, desktop, etc. Maybe the one he sent you is corrupted. I can't even open the file on my old computer that is still running Vista and Office 2003. Have tried to run Excel in safe mode but no difference. This is an inventory file that I really don't want to have to completely recreate! It flashes immediately by double click and then closes unexpectedly. Once I move the file to our work server which is where all of our files are stored and organized , the file will refuse to open.
I am having a problem opening an Excel file. Please post back how it goes. What makes this really odd is that if I look at the file in Preview mode in the Excel email item that is was attached to, I can see the file just fine. This doesn't seem to be happening with any other files. If either of you are willing, I would be happy to start an email conversation with you so that we can investigate the issue and hopefully get it resolved for you. I pulled the file off the server myself. Using Task Manager we can verify that the process actually does start the Excel windows just never opens.
Noticed that if we run Excel elevated we don't have any problems as Excel does open normally. If you take any other actions that solve a similar problem, please let us know! So we have to wait and retry later. See the menu selection below. You can try for example : 1. This file is an application form so only the answer fields are typable in. Next, if the issue still exists, we can choose Run and enter Excel. If Excel does not open the file after you turn off all the add-ins, the problem has a different cause.