MS Excel crashes on startup

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Hello, I have some documents I saved on a flash drive from a former work computer.  When I attempt to open some of the Excel documents, they automatically crash.  It is odd because some of them open fine and others crash and I cannot access them.  Is this an issue with Excel, my laptop, or possibly the flash drive?  Would it be beneficial at all to attempt to open on another laptop?

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MS Excel crashes on startup

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IT doesn't seem that your flash drive is giving the trouble. If it had been so, none of the files would have opened. But you have mentioned that a few of them are opening fine. So, those which are not getting opened, probably because they have not been saved/ transferred properly on your flash drive. In such cases, you understand that trying out another PC / laptop is not going to help you.

Write .xls/ .xlsx at the end of the name of the file, those are not opening. It might get recovered. If it does not, your file was not properly saved.



Tips: – Always try to keep backups on cloud/ mail and external hard drive. After taking the backup, always check that the backup has been saved properly.

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