If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 4. Every time you open a workbook from the operating system, you are starting another instance of Excel. If you must open a second instance of Excel and you don't want the error message, find the Personal. If the option is cleared as it should be , then Excel starts the new workbook in the current instance of Excel. I had this issue as well. The system opens the corrupted file. It would not go away.
Is there a workaround for this? In Excel 2010 and Excel 2013 display the File tab of the ribbon and then click Options. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. It works fine with any other type of files. The following screen shot shows this option in Excel. Any updates please let me know, I'm glad to help and follow up your reply. I am having problems opening Excel documents on first try.
The error message appears only if you have a Personal. Unfortunately, it isn't as simple as it should be. Microsoft Office Excel 2007 1. Method 3: Reset file associations To check whether the file associations in the system are performing correctly, reset the Excel file associations to their default settings. I think it may only happen with older.
Can someone please help because I'm slowley losing the will to live!!! If this issue still exists, please try to repair your Office. Click Advanced, and then click to clear the Ignore other applications check box in the General area. Make sure you are in window mode and not have your window maximized. They other half, when they click on word, excel, or access, they get a blank document, or no document shows up. Denis I use v2007 both at work and home. Loves to write on different technology and data recovery subjects on regular basis. My extra window turned out to be a problem with add-ins.
The General group of the Advanced options in the Excel Options dialog box. For testing, disable and isolate the conflict by turning off each add-in one at a time. I have also seen another report of this issue elsewhere on this forum. Priyanka is a technology expert working for key technology domains that revolve around Data Recovery and related software's. If they minimize the workbook, or word document, and double click to open it again, it works. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. You know you have the problem if you can click away from Excel back to the windows Explorer application and then back to Excel, then the document opens right away.
Same is the case with malware attacks. Click File Locations, User Templates, Modify and in the modify location dialog change the setting in the folder name list or the look in list to point to the folder where your templates will be saved. Note: This method lets you recover only the data but not the values and formulas from the workbook. Thanks for all the great attention to this question. Hovering your mouse over it, it should display your opened files. People donate some of their free time to answer questions. Now close Excel, delete the Personal.
All contents Copyright 1998-2018 by MrExcel Publishing. I'm really surprised this has not appeared somewhere on this forum that I can find. Flash drives also often have a small tab to make them read only. Start by updating your software. You can also bypass the error condition completely if you make one small configuration change in Excel. Redirecting Of Banned Users provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. How to Fix an Excel file that is opened If your workbook is opening in Excel, there are two options to recover its data.
This same problem happens when I am using window explorer to double click a file launching Excel and opening the file. Summary: In this Blog, we will go through Microsoft office most important product i. Method 6: Disable hardware acceleration To work around this problem, disable hardware acceleration until a fix is released by your video card manufacturer. 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. That's deplorable, but you can't really blame Microsoft for that. I have saved an Excel file in Pan Drive. I think the network templates were causing my office applications to hang when launched not when opening files.