If this answer solves your problem, please check Mark as Answered. When we opened a excel worksheet document by double clicking, the program Excel opened but there was no content. Then change xls to xlm extension. Check always use this program. Hi, Have you tried opening Excel 2010 first and then open the file in that format. The original topic here though is about getting Excel 2010 to be the default application to open when you've got multiple versions of Excel on a machine. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver.
I know you said before it was fine but it might be worth having a second look. I can open Excel files from within Excel, including. I finally got this fixed. Igonre or first safe a copy of old excel file to experiment. Choose Microsoft Word as default program. If so, try change the file association to Excel. Before you attempt this procedure, check your running applications for unsaved work so you're ready to restart your computer if Windows indicates the need to do so.
I know nothing about altering the registery. Hopefully it helps~ Thank you everyone for your effort! Though a tedious one: First make your file extensions visible. There were no errors with the installation, or the installation of Windows 7, nor is there any 'missing data'. I was having the same problem with Excel 2010 files. To do this, follow the steps for your installation type and operating system. So do the manufacturers of other hardware and software products that form part of the functionality of your computer. If I receive an email with an.
The following screen shot shows this option in Excel. Here is the , there are others for the previous versions but the concept is the same. Otherwise, when we first opened the program Excel and then opened the Excel worksheet the was no problem. I reinstalled Office 2010, but those components are not listed in the 'select features' step of the Install Wizard. Assuming when you installed office that you went with the default location. The file was associated with Works. Click Choose default program… 5.
These two kinds of add-ins are located in different folders. After that, click on these Excel files to check the issue again. I tried all the solutions on this blog and didnot work for me. Delete any book or scrap files you see in this path. Method 6: Disable hardware acceleration To work around this problem, disable hardware acceleration until a fix is released by your video card manufacturer.
Then save the file as a excel worksheet. I am relieved but am at a loss to know why the installation did not do this in the first place. Problems With Updates Microsoft provides periodic updates for Windows as well as for the Office applications. Where am I suppose to get those? In the open with dialoge box, you have a browse button in the bottom right corrner, click that. I had the same problem and solved it: Office 2010 directions can be tricky telling you to do just the opposite of what you think. Alternatively, take advantage of Microsoft Windows' built-in Office repair capabilities.
Windows 7 and office 2010 installed as a test bed. If this file becomes damaged, the program's attempt to load it at start-up can make Word crash. In that case it really does sound like a file association issue. Need to associate the file type with program: In Windows 7: 1. User has Office 2010 on a Windows 7 machine.
In many cases, simply restarting your computer clears away a transitory problem that prevents a program from launching and performing as expected. The Microsoft Windows Task Manager can shoo away the ghosts for you. For an Office 2013, Office 2010, or Office 2007 installation To repair Office 2013, Office 2010, or Office 2007, follow the steps in the following Office website topic: If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 5. I tried to even download excelviewer. However, I had to perfrom one other step not listed. Locate the file as you have described above 2. Microsoft PowerPoint can fall prey to this problem, and when it does, PowerPoint refuses to start up because it mistakenly thinks that it's already running.