For example, you can associate. Microsoft Windows comes equipped with the ability to associate data files. . If the Open action setting was incorrect, the others may be as well. Does it do this with other spreadsheets or just this one? Having too many versions of Office on your computer can cause issues, including files opening in the wrong version of Office.
Please mention the app and version that you're using. If you have multiple versions of Microsoft Office. After the most recent update, my file types. I agree running a repair is a good idea at this stage. Simply click the File tab and select Account in the left pane. In the left hand pane, scroll down toward the bottom and select Word 2016. Excel 2016, Word 2016 and then closing it again also will resolve the issue.
Manually repairing file associations You'll need to be able to view file extensons in Windows Explorer to follow the instructions below. You can also upload a photo, enter information about yourself, or switch to another account. This would be about the zillionth time that Windows 10 has updated and screwed something up on my computer. To be thorough, you should also do this for. In this article, I'll show you 10 simple tweaks that will help you be more productive with Office 2016.
For example, I still can't save to my personal folders. Most of these defaults are valid in older versions of Office, but the step-by-step instructions might vary a bit. I have a feeling this won't be possible with the current detail level. I believe it could help you accomplish what you want to do. Look at for details on it in that example:. I managed to install it correctly after a Windows restart.
Tick this and problem solved. If the icon isn't visible, click the More arrow for additional icons. I did not think too much of it, except that later I was sending an e-mail and attached. But sometimes the file associations can get changed or corrupted or other programs take over the file associations for a particular type of file. InkMaster wrote: I had the same issue on one of my new laptops in the last couple of months.
Windows also uses the file's extension to determine what program to open when you doubleclick a file of that type. In the resulting dialog, choose Macros from the Choose Commands From dropdown, as shown in Figure E. I can open Word, and then open. Other windows in other programs work fine. Any ideas on this new issue? Does it do this with other spreadsheets or just this one? Here's how to access it:.
Click once to highlight it. Or you get a message explaining something about how Windows doesn't know what to do with this type of file. If you're not signed in, you should see a Sign In link. When you first installed Microsoft Excel, it should have registered itself as the default program for opening compatible file types, such as. Consider uninstalling the versions you don't need.
Is it configured to run any sort of data update query at open? Once your Word file gets corrupted, then you cannot open it on Microsoft Word application. When I go to Default Programs and attempt to re-associate, I can't find the. Click Set As Default and reboot your system. I haven%u2019t had a single delay in opening an Excel file since logging out of Microsoft. This morning I opened a Word 2010 document and after quite a while of some sort of an installation, I was able to open the Word 2010 document. Anyway, I just installed Word 2016 i. By default, both the modern and legacy file formats should be taken care using this method.
FileTypeMan also does not allow me to do that. Using the Office language preference settings, you can create content in a language other than the one you ordinarily use. Is there an easy way to restore these file associations? If prompted for an admin password, enter it and click Yes. Step Click on the Start button and choose Run. It does it even if its a brand new spreadsheet - all spreadsheets are affected so I don't think its specific to the files themselves.
Set this program as Default The program will open all files it can open, and all file associations will be set to this program, even if another program took them it will retake them. Note that this change will be apparent in other ways, not just Office comments. If you like, you can move it—at least a bit. If not, at least everytime your client tried to open one of these associated files they would be asked what they wanted to use to open them with, and could then permanently associate the files as the need arose. Word 2003 is no longer supported. Start PowerPoint and choose Help, Detect and Repair from the main menu. Installing other spreadsheet programs may change these file associations, so Excel no longer opens when you double-click the file from Windows Explorer.