Method 1: Follow the steps to repair Office 2013 Suite. Repair Microsoft Office The Microsoft Office application, and specifically the Excel application, may not be functioning properly, requiring you to repair it. Note You may have to restart your computer after the repair process is complete. Thanks for any helpful comments that may be directed my way. Wondering if this is an issue: I went to Programs and Features to run the Quick Repair options were Uninstall or Change.
From now on when you open a file this will no longer open as well, but will still allow use of, for example, macros created that you'd want to use in multiple files. If still, you getting the issue then go to the method 4. The user with the issue is a Citrix user, and I have tested files can open in Citrix, and not on Citrix. So here check out the working solutions to resolve Excel not opening files issues and simply access your workbook. Tip: You can also right-click that icon, click Properties, and then remove any references to the workbook on the Shortcut tab. After you do this, you should be able to open workbooks by double-clicking them in Windows Create a new discussion If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. I used it to suppress the clipboard prompt that you often get in Office products but admittedly it was a bit of a hack-job.
Browse other questions tagged or. Let me fix it myself To resolve this problem yourself, follow the steps for your version of Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Excel 2010 1. It looks like there might be corrupted installation files. In the dialog box that appears you need to make two adjustments: 1. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver. Office 2013 was already installed throughout the office, it would take time to uninstall and then reinstall 2010.
We have migrated those users now to only 2007 so the issue no longer happens. Now open the file and see if the problem disappears or not. When I opened up the document again, there was only the document and not a second blank spreedsheet. Before you start Microsoft Office Excel, you can make sure that a specific workbook or a workbook template or worksheet template that has custom settings opens automatically when you start Excel. If Excel does not open the file after you turn off all the add-ins, the problem has a different cause. I deleted the personal macro workbook 3.
If I disable Preview in Explorer this does not happen. This resulted in a message saying Excel stopped working and will restart itself. And Microsoft Support has described that issue arises after the installing the security upgrade. If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 6. 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. Text in all Office programs is now very hard to read, even after going through the Clear Type routine. My problem was that I had a Personal.
Windows updates would mess with the registry and I would have to reapply the reg patch. Note For the Microsoft Office 365, you need to click the Change option above the programs list, select the Online Repair option on the next screen, then select the Repair option. If you encounter this problem, the first two things you should do are: 1. I find this under folder options, file types, xls, open, edit, application path. Hill There's also a fix available that will resolve one of these blank screen scenarios. This driver, although not the latest, was probably the best, and certified by Microsoft.
If I click X in upper right to close the blank, then what I am using wants to close -- and blank stays open! But I finally found a solution! Users can hide Excel documents by selecting the Hide option. I have read similar forum entries which address this problem in older versions of Excel. Note: to get more knowledge regarding this hardware acceleration, follow the other Microsoft Knowledge Base article: Performance and display issues in Office 2013 client applications If after trying the given solution you are still experiencing Excel file opens blank problem then contact for additional troubleshooting help. On my computer it just wants to be chosen first. Then I changed the extensions of all 3 files. Is it just confusion over the View Windows in Taskbar setting? Tips The above steps will reset the default file associations for Microsoft applications.
They other half, when they click on word, excel, or access, they get a blank document, or no document shows up. 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. Below are fixes that I have found. I opened up the document again, closed the document, which left me with only personal. There is no any warning message appears related to the issue. Excel, Word, occasional email uses word as editor etc.
Hello Mark, I'm sorry to read this. If this helped you, consider helping me, by using my to keep this blog active and to buy an occasional coffee. This problem came up for me recently and was quite inefficient and annoying when you handle excel files all day. Once you have collected the log files, upload them to SkyDrive and provide us the link so that we can have further research based on the log file. When I set up a new user on the network, Windows Server 2003 , about half of the users office programs work properly. Even if I created the file and then received updates I got this problem, but now seems fixed I am still running into the problem for the owners of my company.
This issue is often caused when the Excel's settings have been changed usually inadvertently to ignore external programs. Highlight Open under actions and click Edit. I am able to open the files fine on my device, and other users can open the files also. On the worksheet, include the formatting, styles, text, and other information that you want to appear on all new worksheets that will be based on the worksheet template. All the shortcut keys and descriptions were maintained, but more importantly, I didn't get a second copy of Excel opening every time I opened a worksheet from Explorer.