Shared workbooks are for when you wish to collaborate in creating the spreadsheet. You can also try third-party software solutions to try to recover workbook data if you cannot recover your data by using these methods. For more information on recovering earlier versions of a workbook, see. So if I have my: mapped as z: and I use the mapped name in my macro then I pass it to a collogue then his is likely not to be the same, and will not work. You cannot use these methods to repair personal files, such as worksheets or templates. They don't want the program to crash if they accidently open a spreadsheet through Explorer. Click Microsoft Office Edition 2007, and then click Change.
That hidden file conatins the name of the user who has the file locked. Then again, and message will tell you something like 'Excel cannot be stopped at the moment'. I will most likely be reinstalling the workstation fairly soon if I cannot find a solution. It's really strange how I have no problem opening the Word files, only excel! This is driving me insane, cannot figure out what is happening here. Note In this option, Program represents the name of the program. The computer name has been changed to access server via workgroup, user profile has not been changed.
I need to investigate the circumstances in which they cause a problem too. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. Excel cannot always start File Recovery mode automatically. So I'm still getting the same error message! Click Repair, and then click Continue. Sometimes opening the file on the mapped network drive, editing it, and then saving will work, sometimes not. The bug presented itself, just as ugly as ever.
This is not our issue. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Program Options. I go to open an excel spreadsheet, or word document, or pdf file, will not open. Or you can specify that Excel automatically creates a recovery file at specific intervals. User Alert System provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
I could test re the other grey boxes you can get when an Excel file opens, like 'cannot update links'. So its a fairly bad bug really. If the Office Diagnostics tool identifies a problem, it tries to fix the problem. Note In this option, Edition represents the Microsoft Office edition that is installed on the computer. I am also having this issue with one user on one specific machine.
I unchecked it and now I can access the files throught the shared folder. Once I unchecked all the boxes the programs are starting up without issue. What would cause files to open so slow if at all? I do believe it's an Office issue. I just spent from 9pm to 3:30am dealing with the same issue with Windows Office Costumer Support, at the end I was desperate and found your solution. It seems to be triggered by those grey rectangular messages that may pop-up at the beginning when you open a file, such as 'need to update links', 'cannot update links due to one being broken', 'password required', or most commonly 'locked for editing by someone else, would you like read-only? You'd have to share the memory stick so that two people could attempt to open the file. So it doesn't appear to be a permissions issue. Not too pleased with Smart's software development testing in this respect.
I had the exact same issue but the problem upgrading from 2007 to 2016, the problem also existed in Word. On a large site with many workbooks being viewed by many people, viewings will inevitably overlap. Stand Out as the employee with proven skills. I have ran a repair of Office. No error message is displayed.
You can also try third-party software solutions to try to recover workbook data if you cannot recover your data by using these methods. Further discussion and demonstration: Seems to be Office only applications. One more point of clarity, if any local files are already opened in the Office application, when attempting to open anything from a network location, all instances of that application close without saving or prompting to save changes and a new blank instance opens as described before. You cannot use this method to recover module sheets, dialog sheets, chart sheets, macro sheets, or any embedded charts. All contents Copyright 1998-2018 by MrExcel Publishing. I thought it was going to be an issue but I haven't heard from them so maybe they just don't open docs from the server.