In this case, using reliable and competent software Stellar Repair for Excel. Whenever I double-click to open an Excel file. I did muck around by adding a local trust location and I also got that warning message, but I don't want that option to appear. Do you have any advice? Then, this is a very irritating situation. Microsoft needs to do a better job of getting information about this type of a bug in their program out to the public. For one user, this has just started about a week and a half ago, the other user, it just happened today and was fine yesterday. Until that happens, users will need to manually trust the file before they open them in Excel, as demonstrated in one of the workaround suggestions.
This advanced application makes for the best strategy to find and fix nasty Excel errors and restore all tables, charts, cell comments, images, formulas, sorts, and filters from it to a new working Excel workbook file. Scroll down to the General section. I need the naming convention back for my business files. This is is highly competent in restoring corrupt Excel files and also retrieves data from worksheet like cell comments, charts, other data and worksheet properties. After nothing above worked, I cloned my hard drive and starting digging through the registry.
It depends on you have. I am glad to have a solution to allow me to open. I am on Office 2016, Excel 2016. After applying all these methods, nothing happened. After saving a completed workbook one day, you might open it next day to find Excel taking you to a blank workbook in its place. This gets unwieldy very quickly because the patch is, in fact, a huge collection of separately numbered patches.
If it is not listed, use browser to find and pick excel. It should work the same though. When I try to associate. The other was called command. We are also investigating a more permanent solution that allows our users to remain secure as well as minimize disruption to existing user experience. Regards, Emi Zhang TechNet Community Support Please mark the reply as an answer if you find it is helpful. Microsoft Office Excel 2003 or earlier versions of Excel Click Options, on the Tools menu.
Nor are they happy about getting blindsided with an unannounced feature change that went unexplained for more than a week. Jeff Freya: Relative to your response 7 26 16, recommending a few approaches, I'm sure I'm migrating away from using files, as 90% of my files are of more current workable format - your point number 1. Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options. I used to be able to open Excel files simply by double clicking on the icon. Then I tried the quick repair. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver.
We tested Excel and the mouse and they both worked. Having too many versions of Office on your computer can cause issues, including files opening in the wrong version of Office. After the security updates Excel no longer will open the workbook because these files are not compatible with Protected View and there is no warning or other indication it was not opened. If you don't see this link, click Read article in browser, and then click the Contact us link at the bottom of the page. Not entirely sure at this point what the difference is but it's there to be set and you have only made reference to setting the default app for. It would not open with a double click in Explorer.
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. . We have 1 user that just received a Dell Precision with Windows 10 Pro and Office 2016 Pro not 365 that cannot open an excel file by double-clicking on the file. It has been superseded largely by other features, but it is still a part of any version of Windows. I found a very simple fix - open the file from Excel, not windows. We'll provide updates on this in the coming days.
It will leave your systems vulnerable. Method 3: Reset File Associations Check out whether the file association in the system are performing correctly or not, reset the excel file associations to their default settings. The rest of my files appear to be okay. I seem to have broken something!. It is a registry entry that can be input and configured manually but I'm wondering why it hasn't been created automatically. I work in a very tightly controlled environment so was not able to uninstall the update myself. Uncheck Hide File Extensions for known file types.
Visit the to see questions and answers posted by others or get answers to your own questions. While some people in the forums have suggested rolling back the security patch, we do not recommend that option as it can leave you open to other current and future threats. Symptoms of The Excel File not Opening on Double Click Error: When you make a double click on the icon or file name of Excel workbook, it takes starts but displays a completely blank screen. You may want to disable those to test whether they are responsible for the blank document issue. Now, how I can recover my customer data in Excel 2016.