Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I am running Windows 7 Pro 64 bit and recently upgraded to Office 2013 Pro Plus uninstalled Office Standard 2010 and then installed 2013. All my other programs work fine and in fact Excel was okay just 10 minutes ago. If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 6. Edge Out The Competition for your dream job with proven skills and certifications. Make sure that file path and name in the Target is correct that the file and path is where your file can be found -- if it has been moved or if the name has changed, it may not worl any longer. Stand Out as the employee with proven skills.
Bob I may have something that might help. But if I open first the program and then use Open File and then select the same file, it opens okay. I wear a lot of hats. An actual excel tab opens in the taskbar. Well this issue is particularly faced by the Excel 2016 users on Windows 10 operating system.
To do this, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article: Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2. When the users double-click on an Excel file or on the workbook icon, the program starts but a blank screen appears with a white screen or in some cases grey screen instead of the projected file. My guess would be that it is a file association issue or something from the old Excel version that causes the issue. This is a pain but it works for me. Excel 2013 opens blank grey screen along with original workbook.
This occurs on perhaps 20 of the 100 or so machines using this file and typically when they open an updated version from an email distribution. The default application to open up. Could be a corrupted file or an update changed something. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform. If this helped you, consider helping me, by using my to keep this blog active and to buy an occasional coffee.
I was able to correct my issue by reviewing the information in the link provided by tomfarrar. So, here I have tried my best to share with you the easy methods to recover macros from corrupted workbook easily. For some reason, Ican then move to the taskbar, right click the original file and select Maximize which is greyed out before book1 is opened the original file becomes visible, close Book1, save the problem file and all is well. Goto the window menu and it appears to be there. This worked for me and I hope it solves your problem as well. It's more than this solution. Thank you all for your input.
I am having trouble opening excel from the document. And if the Excel file is corrupted recovering this will make the work easy for you. Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere. . However, this is a working solution that helped many users to open the Excel by troubleshooting the Excel not opening White or grey screen displays issue. When opening any excel document it will only bring up the excel window. The following screen shot shows this option in Excel.
Put a check mark beside Lookup Wizard 9. After I clicked it I was given a pop up window showing two versions of the workbook that were hidden. I am using Office 2013 on windows 7 64bit Only started happening the other day. If Excel loads the file, the add-in you last turned off is causing the problem. This is now ready to roll out to about 600 users The file is there, not ignored.
Use the window menu to switch to the original and just the grey applicaton window again with the new book minimised The only way I could get to see the original was to maximise the new wookbook, then use ctrl + tab to switch between open docs. I tried all the fixes mentioned in other forums like you did and they didn't help. There is no any warning message appears related to the issue. This is now ready to roll out to about 600 users The file is there, not ignored. Select Yes and let it run through the installation.