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Excel file doesn't open

  1. #1

    Excel file doesn't open


    Hello,
    Windows 8.1 with Excel 2007
    On one PC is it oké but not on another PC:
    *a file with xls or xlsx suffix doesn't open as the exe-file of Excel is not found.
    *Excel on it self is starting up and after openening the dedicated xls-suffix the file is visible
    In configuration / programma's /file type linking with xls to the Excel program isn't seen

    Ps: the doc-suffix is correctly linked to Word 2007

    Who can help;

    Thanks
    RitaHubert

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  2. #2


    Posts : 55
    Windows 8.1


    Right-click the xls file and choose "Open With". Then select "Choose default program".
    Assign it to EXCEL.
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  3. #3


    Germany/Florida
    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7


    Yeah right, fix your file associations.
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  4. #4


    hi,
    thanks for the reaction.


    that is just the problem as i tried to explain:
    *after double click on the file Excel is not seen to associate it
    *but Excel opens on its own and than i can introduce the file via file/open


    regards
    ritahubert
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  5. #5


    Hi,
    Solution found ...after selecting the real excel.exe file it was oké (into the map Office12 (although i am woring with Office2007) into folder programfiles (x86) the solution was oke

    Regards
    ritahubert
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