How can I repair a corrupt installation of Excel?

Anonymous July 1, 2014
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How do I fix a problem regarding Excel corrupted in Windows 7? I used the option to Open & Repair but that did not resolve the problem.

  1. James D
    July 14, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Please open below link and follow the instructions to repair Excel.
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/excel-help/repair-a-corrupted-workbook-HA102749554.aspx

  2. Howard B
    July 1, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    Some times it helps to completely remove Office (or just Excel), clean the registry with CCleaner (I don't trust *any* other registry repair any more), then re-install.

  3. Jan F
    July 1, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Do you get an error when you try to open Excel or when you try to open an spreadsheet?

    For Excel itself I would suggest to run the "Microsoft Office Diagnostics" from your start menu.

    If that doesn't help head into Control Panel > Add and Remove Software. Select Microsoft Office and click the "change" button. Once the Office Installation dialog starts there will be a "repair" option which solves most issues duo to a damaged installation.

  4. Hovsep A
    July 1, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    How to troubleshoot startup problems in Excel
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/280504