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Windows 7: excel 2010 not opening from windows explorer

29 Nov 2011   #1

windows 7 32bit
excel 2010 not opening from windows explorer

i'm unable to open excel from windows explorer. I double click/right click and open any excel file from windows explorer and excel opens up but no documents show. I minimize and maximize and still no excel document. I open up excel and go to file and open the file from there then it opens. Anybody else seen this. Also, when in windows explorer, when you select the excel document, the windows preview shows "this file cannot be previewed because of an error in the microsoft excel previewer". would appreciate any suggestions.

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29 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

It sounds as though your Office installation may be corrupted.

You could try and repair the installation, failing that, a reinstall of Office may be your best solution.

Just re-run your Office DVD and choose the Repair option.
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