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Windows 7: Excel 2010 Template Issue

26 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Excel 2010 Template Issue


On one computer, when I open Excel 2010 templates it doesn't open it in Excel. It previews in my explorer window as shown in this screenshot but doesnt open but on another computer it will open as normal.

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26 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 8


Turn off your preview pane, which is that square box on the upper right. That should disable the preview and open the document in Excel.
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27 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium

Click on Start and search for excel. Open Microsoft Excel. Go to File>Open and select the template to load.
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