This can be repeated by several other users. This is a Very popular fix for solving the Error associated with Microsoft Excel Files only and has worked for thousands of People. I appreciate all the updates to the issue I also read below. I can click on Excel while the dialog is open. Yes, I have checked that the Ignore Programs option is unchecked. Thanks for the tip, Anita. After trying a bunch of things, I finally got the problem fixed.
I never found out what caused the issue? Try this from another site I came across - it worked for me. I'm just now Opening, Repairing, and Saving 2 troublesome files as Excel 97-2003. Now, however, each workbook I double click to open is opened in a new instance of Excel. Opening Excel first always eliminates the issue, but if it's not open, slow Excel. I had this yesterday on one machine Windows 7 pro 64bit Office 2007 pro plus 32bit I did and repair on the installation which didn't fix and then ended up using the Microsoft Fix it from your link. It only happened when trying to open Excel files outside of Excel.
Good Morning, I've been having a problem with Excel 2010 running on Windows 7 that has been dogging me for weeks. I did submit an issue with Microsoft so hopefully I can add some insight onto this issue. You can change the registry, for Word 2007, Word 2010 and Word 2013 by right-clicking and saving Double-click the file after downloading to update the registry. With this option unchecked all of my open Excel files are in one instance, so I can't place them in different monitors. Thanks, Jimbo Edit: added the last two list items forgot that I had checked those Thanks to the marked solution from the site below, I was able to get things working again. So I tried Re-installing many a times but was of no use Even I Installed Different Microsoft Office i. Smaller project files 340K open fast and without errors.
Under Recommended Programs, click Microsoft Excel. I may unsubscribe at any time. Having the box checked or unchecked appears to have no effect on anything for me. I have used System Restore to undo changes described on this page. If Yes, then check which add-in cause the same issue and remove the particular add-in. I am using Winzip version 15. Note: I've discovered an unfortunate side-effect of using this solution.
We suggest you post your issue on the if you need further help. Thank you for your understanding. Ok, now it was personal. Disabling the Winzip add-in fixes the problem in the office application. What works: Excel will open files just fine from within the application. I have previously written a post on and it goes through the steps to do both items mentioned above. After dumping both versions to install a clean one everything worked normally.
Other programs work but not Office 365. I'll edit this post with any further information I can find. It appears to just be slow if Excel is opened first. Hi All, I have the same problem as people above. Sure, I tried a few times to fix it, but I never got anywhere. If you are encountering this error messages while using Microsoft Excel file, the use. When Office 2007 applications I have tested with Word and Excel are configured to use the wzofc.
I had this problem before and this solved the problem for me. I cannot know about your computer and cannot be responsible for any unintended consequences. I'm trying to open a. For Previous Office Versions — If You are Using Microsoft Office 2003 Then Go to Tools and then Options. I have fixed this for me by running Word as an Administrator and disabling the WinZip Courier add-in using the Options, Add-ins menu.