N/APosted on - 03/12/2012
I am having some problem with ms excel installed in my PC. I used it even yesterday.
But now it is not opening the excel files. However the other office components are working properly.
Under the circumstances I do not know what to do.
Please someone help me get rid of these of this problem.
Microsoft excel 2007-not opening excel files
There are few ways of solve this problem. All of them are given below:
1. It can be a possible issue withPersonal.xlsb – the file where your personal macros are stored. Navigate to here and delete the file (if there is a file)
C:Documents and SettingsUSERIDApplication DataMicrosoftExcelXLSTART
Excel will create a new file if you record a macro.
2. Office button, Excel options, Advanced tab, general section:
make sure "Ignore other applications that use DDE" is unchecked . this process should work.
3. There's another permanent solution for this problem
In Windows Explorer go to:
Tools>Folder Options>File Types
Then scroll down to XLSX and click Advanced.
Under Optionsdouble-click/Edit OPEN
Change the line under "Applications to Perform action" from
"C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice12EXCEL.EXE" /e
"C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice12EXCEL.EXE" /e "%1"
Also DDE Message should be:
That fixes the issue permanently.