It may be frustrating, yet there is no need to despair as there are solutions to not only overcome this error but other corresponding errors such as freezing, hanging, etc. For testing, disable and isolate the conflict by turning off each add-in one at a time. Then, enter the following command in the Immediate window and press Enter:? For some reason, Excel 2016 does not register as the default program for opening excel files. But if there's data in the adjacent cell, it will take precedence, and the long entry to the left will be partially obscured. If it is, remove the checkmark and select ok.
Can you help me to set Office 365 as the default file opener for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio files? You may want to disable those to test whether they are responsible for the blank document issue. Please mention the app and version that you're using. Consequently, you were not allowed to access the Excel file. When you are about to save it, there is a power failure, and your system shuts down without warning. Anything you store in this folder will open automatically when you launch Excel.
If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 4. But I don't want to open all excel files in Windows. Hello Arun I suppose you gave me the wrong kb link. 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. Hover the mouse over the bottom border until it turns into the two-arrow pointer. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the.
To do this, follow the steps for your installation type and operating system. The first runs a local quick repair attempt, the second an online repair. So I tried to change it to Excel 2003 just to see if it changed to that and it still opens Excel 2007. Note You may have to restart your computer after the repair process is complete. Figure H Increase the height of the formula bar to accommodate long expressions. Funny thing is that it worked in the beginning. I prefer to create new templates and apply them as needed, but I want you to have the opportunity to choose for yourself.
Expand this and scroll down to find the. Excel can overcome some startup issues wherein another program or add-in crashes Excel. If yes, update the installed anti-virus program on your system. You may also want to try and enable fullscreen mode with a click on the Excel window icon, and return to regular mode afterwards. To do this, follow the steps for your operating system. Figure E Modify Excel's basic template.
Summary: Like any other program, Microsoft Excel 2016 can also fail while opening to start or sometimes during the task. Hope this helps someone else out. It started fine and I can see Excel in Open with list. I really don't want to set up edge too. Check to see if you have update 1511. The following screen shot shows this option in Excel.
Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver. Be polite: we do not allow comments that threaten or harass, or are personal attacks. I would really like the file extension to open Excel 2010, but can not seem to do that. Type command into the Desktop Search box and then right-click on the Command Prompt menu entry and select the Run as Administrator item. I'm not reimbursed by TechRepublic for my time or expertise when helping readers, nor do I ask for a fee from readers I help. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.
If this is the case, we recommend that you visit the manufacturer's website for the add-in to learn whether an updated version of the add-in is available. Note that an article on suggests this is due to an update from Microsoft causing the issue. But we have upgraded to Excel 2016 recently. When contacting me, be as specific as possible. If something goes wrong you want a route back. That way, you can open any of them by clicking its button even when the Open screen is not displayed in the Backstage view.