Windows 10: Excel cannot open files

Discus and support Excel cannot open files in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I found in the last two to three days that XLSX files are not opening and i am getting the below mentioned message. Can you please help out Excel... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by ShyamPrasad1, May 18, 2019 at 2:02 AM.

  1. Excel cannot open files


    I found in the last two to three days that XLSX files are not opening and i am getting the below mentioned message. Can you please help out



    Excel cannot open the file 'Salary working file Feb'19.xlsx' because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file.

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    ShyamPrasad1, May 18, 2019 at 2:02 AM
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  2. dalchina Win User

    CSV files used to open in Excel....not now!


    Hi, you say Excel is installed. Does it run normally?

    You can't find Excel in (an unspecified) list of applications. I don't know which list that is for sure.

    For example, in the list related to:
    - rt click a file. Open With
    - this list:

    Excel cannot open files [​IMG]

    - this list:

    Excel cannot open files [​IMG]


    - some other list...

    If Excel does not appear in the above, I suggest you repair your office installation.

    Maybe the above gives you some ideas. Otherwise please post a screenshot of where you think you should see it but don't. Thanks.
     
  3. FIles in Word, Excel and other programmes will not open from the explorer

    Hi Brian,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and thanks for providing us an opportunity to assist you.

    Please follow the steps.

    Step 1:

    Lets try to disable the DDE option following these steps:

    • Click the File tab, and then click
      Options.
    • Click Advanced, and then click to clear the
      Ignore other applications that use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) check box in the
      General area.
    Click OK.

    Step 2:

    If the issue persists, uncheck the compatibility options by doing the following:

    Right click on Excel (.exe) Properties > Compatibility > uncheck all the boxes

    To access Excel (.exe), open the following location:

    Windows 8 32bit: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14

    Windows 8 64bit: C:\Program Files(x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14

    For reference:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_programs/there-was-a-problem-sending-the-command-to-the/56ee1743-b476-43a5-9b00-169b8c6ef37a


    Hope the suggestion is helpful. Reply for further assistance.
     
  4. Excel cannot open files

    Excel isn't opening properly

    Hello BradBoner

    Does the error pop up as soon as you click on the Excel program to open or once the Excel is opened?

    Try the steps below and check if it helps:

    Step 1:

    Try to open Excel in safe mode and check if it opens:

    · Hold Windows key + R.

    · Copy and paste, or type the following command in the Open box, and then press Enter:

    Excel /safe

    Note: There is space between Excel and/

    If the issue does not occur in Excel safe, then try to disable add-ins associated with Excel 2013 and check the result.

    · Click on File menu, Options and then Add-ins.

    · Click on Go button besides Manage: Com-in Add.

    · Check if there are add-ins listed, clear the checkbox to disable them.

    Step 2:

    If the above step fails, try the step below:

    Right click on Excel (.exe) > Properties > Compatibility > uncheck all the boxes, click Ok and check if it helps.

    To access Excel (.exe), open the following location:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\Excel.exe

    Or

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\Root\Office15\Excel.exe

    Try to open Excel and check if it opens.

    Source:https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/foru...

    Hope this information can help you

    Adis R. Asesora Independient
     
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