We then removed the excel plugin again. Do you know why is folder not opening in a normal way? Appreciate your help Trev, but I'm afraid I'd mentioned that not working already in my original post. Hit Tools Folder options, View tab. There's a lot of optons in here, currently they're restored to the default one. They are identical for both file type, I guess your are missing one for the. The first runs a local quick repair attempt, the second an online repair. We'll provide updates on this in the coming days.
The following screen shot shows this option in Excel. You may have to restart your computer after the repair process is finished. File Explorer fails to run and won't function either. So why isn't there a unified fix available? I have been having the same issue for quite a while. We apologize that Excel is showing a blank screen instead of a more helpful error message with information about what to do next.
Thanks for your help HansV!. We had to remove all traces of the mouse, including user settings and reinstalled the software. It will work as long as the file name does not contain space. Right-click the filename and choose Properties. If you don't know what kind of file the extension is for, you can usually find out at. Thanks for the replies btw. Option 4: Disable hardware acceleration This is another option that is easy to check.
Opening the file from the hard drive worked fine with your suggestion but when opening directly from the web it opened the file twice for some reason and the second one complained because there was already a copy open. If you found it helpful, and especially if you didn't, please use the feedback controls below and leave us some constructive feedback so we can continue to make it better. If you click on an extension it should show which program it opens with, an option to change the program and a tab advanced. Maybe I'll disable this addon then try again. My suggestion, for now, would be to route the data input process through a user form where code maintains the list or checks the validity of each new entry and to not use the Data Validation feature at all! You can hide Excel documents in Excel, and when you do, all you see is a blank document panel instead of the actual spreadsheet document. You can enable them again if they are not.
I work in a very tightly controlled environment so was not able to uninstall the update myself. If that doesn't resolve the issue try manually associating the files to the correct app. For more information about the repair option in Office, go to. If still, you getting the issue then go to the method 4. I had the same issue though when I was running 2007 32 bit. Still have a question about Office? Using Hennes direction I ended up opening a Windows Explorer Windows and navigating to Tools then Folder Options.
Having your customers open up a blank workbook does not exactly inspire confidence. This gets unwieldy very quickly because the patch is, in fact, a huge collection of separately numbered patches. I searched the forum for answers and several mentioned going to the file menu and selecting 'options' but no options section exists on a mac Hi libby, Did this problem appear in all Excel files from Outlook? Under 'Change the size of text, apps, and other items: 100% Recommended ', drag the toolbar leftwards or rightwards to the most suitable scale. Here are Microsoft's instructions from that link - very simple to follow! Has anybody else had this issue? Hi, I have definitely heard your frustration, we can try these methods to check if it works. Clicked on an xls file and hey presto Excel opened but the xls file didn't.
The files I needed to open only contained data. This guide lists multiple solutions. When I close Sheet1 it asks if I want to save my changes when I have not made any. This solved it for me. I do have PowerPivot installed and did so before so I guess this could be a factor.
Hi Trev, I'm using Excel 2010 64 bit. I've done this even tried doing the opposite too but no improvements seen. This was posted by techspeeder. It has been superseded largely by other features, but it is still a part of any version of Windows. After the security updates Excel no longer will open the workbook because these files are not compatible with Protected View and there is no warning or other indication it was not opened. The first thing you should know is that Windows looks at the file's extension, and from that, assigns the application and the icon. Initially, I too had the Offset solution in mind, but it doesn't work.
Also, instead of double-clicking on the file to open it, try first running Excel 2016, then open the file inside. I have to go into the program and click on open and find the file this way. Ta Try this Go to File Tab and click Excel options. In the last challenge, we asked… How would you create a dynamic Data Validation range? We were able to fix this. Solution 7: Contact Microsoft Support If none of the above given solutions helped you to fix the issue then the best is to for further options.