Re: Cannot open Excel via icon or open Excel spreadsheets sent to me.

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Subject: Re: Cannot open Excel via icon or open Excel spreadsheets sent to me.
Posted by:  Dave Peterson (peters…@verizonXSPAM.net)
Date: Thu, 04 May 2006

This may not work, but won't hurt if it fails....

I'd try reregistering excel:
Close Excel and
Windows Start Button|Run
excel /unregserver
then
Windows Start Button|Run
excel /regserver

The /unregserver & /regserver stuff resets the windows registry to excel's
factory defaults.

jws627 wrote:
>
> I can access Excel through C:\ Program Files but cannot open it using the
> icon and cannot open Excel files that I receive as email attachments.  Why?
> I get Error 1706 messages that say the the application is not available and
> that I need to insert Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003 disk, but when I
> insert the disk and try to download it I have no success.  ???

--

Dave Peterson

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Cannot open Excel via icon or open Excel spreadsheets sent to me. posted by jws627 on Thu, 4 May 2006