It could be anything: formulas, formatting. I have tried many suggestions found online but none help. I am having this problem on Win 10 pro with Excel 2016 Samsung M. Proceed with step 4 to try to fix the issue. The Possible Fix Symptom: You click on a spreadsheet in File Explorer when Excel is not already open.
. Sometimes 2-3 minutes or longer. Having Rapid mode enabled together with Superfetch is not effective. The system idle process never fell below 80%. Note: The default value is 0 which disables the validation.
Sadly: In Windows 7 - they've removed the ability to change the context menu settings and the ability to apply this fix without a 3rd party app or extensive registry editing unless someone here knows, I've searched briefly today but can't find an answer without adding software. To do that, open your workbook and press Ctrl+End. I reset the registry key to 0. While this solved the problem, I find it apalling that ms would force you to log in this way. The moment I logged back in under my credentials, the apps started within a second.
Maybe each time Excel was opening it was first checking my online credentials and if there were network delays Excel waited until it got a response? I think if you simply uninstall the update, it will prompt you to install it again the next time you run Microsoft Update. When I open any excel file from any location on any hard drive ssd or hdd it takes around 10 or more seconds for the file to open. Hi, I have installed windows 10 pro a couple of days ago and I now experience a strange behavior from excel office 2013. How much faster is it? However, when opening just the program ie Word or Exel without opening an associated document, the program, by itself, opens in a reasonable amount of time about 1 second. Wow, it's like your car starting on the first crank after not doing so for a long time! The workbook now functions as quickly as it ever did that is, instantaneous , even though there is lots of conditional formatting and other formatting in the other worksheets.
I vaguely remember years ago when upgrading from 2007 that my spreadsheet began crawling. You can count on her for speed and reliability. That's one of the basics of economy: more welfare if everybody specializes in something. Have you tried opening the excel files in question on your system? Give these steps a try. Thanks to PeterS for this solution. The interesting thing was that I removed them only from the first worksheet intending to work through all the 20 or so worksheets in turn and that solved the problem. Kees Thanks for your time Kees! Finding these can sometimes be a bit time consuming.
In 2007, the files would open almost instantly. Then rightclick and hit Delete. Is it possible that this fix will have any side effects? You can check in Device Manager. If it's very small then you have your answer -- Excel is doing poor accounting of its internal file format's data structures. A client contacted me, complaining of Excel spreadsheets that were taking far too long to open. Whenever I had it open, Excel would take 25 — 30 seconds longer to load than when I closed it. I have always had a penchant for Microsoft, but as an analyst I just cannot find this to be acceptable.
Nothing I was able to do could get it working! I did save a copy as 2003 xml spreadsheet, and the odd thing that I found was it listed an enormous number of styles. At 2016-09-25 18:11:00, UpRiser left the following comment. Perhaps the problem is using the legacy version, Excel:mac201 rather than updating? Excel and Word now open much faster. This is the second major screw up from Microsoft on our end. I have to hit enter twice to get it to take and move down. Save the spreadsheet each time you make the changes and then repeat for every sheet.
It keeps returning an error in Excel 2k7. If Excel freezes in any file you open, it is likely related to the program itself. I tried all the fixes above but then tried doing some random tests. In this case or similer case your excel sheet look like you want but actualy they consume all over sheets 1000+ rows 1000+column. Also got rid of all the 'Connections' I didn't need, and save as. There seem to be two: 1.
But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Yet I have only rarely heard about it from clients, and there are only scattered reports online. Once I closed the error and thus the app Excel popped right open. You can check which active windows there are by running the windows Task Manager Ctrl + Shift + Esc. Try to launch Excel and see if you have a freezing problem. I have also noticed that if you go into the options for large spreadsheets and disable the auto save and the recovery that excel becomes much faster. Sometimes this can affect the performance of certain applications.