When the Office Diagnostics tool finishes, click Close. I have both excel 2003 and 2007 installed in my laptop. Could you tell me what I should be checking for on the server? You may not see other people's selections if you are using a version other than Excel 2016 for Office 365 or Excel Online. All the computers run Windows 7. Now, we're constantly having to go back and adjust what we're entering if we happen to be entering new data on the same line, and can't see each other's work like we used to.
You will be able to at a later point. Opening the file as a different user, Changing the name of the file to something else and then save the file. No other users are reporting this problem. If so, have you ever made any changes this computer during that time period? New versions can read documents created by older version, but older versions can't read newer documents. One of our customers recently upgraded from office 2003 to 2016 on a windows 10 machine. If you don't like Google AdSense in the posts, or log in above.
But we tried to open an Excel file, it didn't work Also Word, Powerpoint doesn't work. What should I be looking for? I have checked the permissions and he has full access, nothing has changed there. If you have the choice of 64-bit Internet Explorer and 32-bit Internet Explorer, use the 32-bit version. The recent versions of Excel 2010, 2013 and 2016 make it easy to share and collaborate on workbooks. The crashes don't leave log messages.
There is a shared documents folder on one of the other computers that contains all word docs, excel docs, photos etc that we can all access. Pulling up the Event viewer on one of the clients, I'm not really seeing anything specific to the actual problem I am experiencing. Have you tried adding this computer and the user to Domain Administrators to have a check? It's really strange how I have no problem opening the Word files, only excel! If the file hasn't been assigned, it will pop up a dialog to select one. Since one of the computers is hooked up to an office large screen, we. We made the mistake of relying on the Dell image being well tested and well built. I choose to recover it and it opens. We also cannot save files from office to a network drive.
Re: Open a Workbook on a Network Drive Hi MarvelWannaBe, In our company, one user may have one drive letter, where another user has a different drive letter for the same drive. I chalk it up to an errant bug Microsoft missed. We tested it on a client network, and then I introduced the patch to my network, and it behaved the same. Once I unchecked all the boxes the programs are starting up without issue. To view all the changes that have been made to the shared workbook, use the Track Changes feature on the Review tab, in the Changes group. A user has tried to open an excel file from a shared drive to enter some data and he is now getting a message saying access denied, contact Admin.
Ever since we have gotten Excel 2016 in May, this spreadsheet doesn't show the correct data for everyone. Earlier versions of SharePoint used ActiveX controls to open files. Although this may not be as uncoordinated in other enviroments, i use the drive names from the network. I have checked the event logs and there are a couple errors, but not related to file opening as far as I can tell. Thank you for your help and reply. Method 2: Run the Detect and Repair tool from Add or Remove Programs 1. It happens even even when opening very small files.
If we copy the file to the computer, there are no problems. Edge is a modern browser that is updated often through Windows Update. The computer name has been changed to access server via workgroup, user profile has not been changed. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hi All, when i try to open an password protecttion excel sheet. I thank you for reading and hope to see you on our blog next week! Kicking everyone out of the network and rebooting the server to fix the issue is the workaround, but I would like to solve this once and for all. In such situations, Excel keeps the changes of the user who saves the workbook first. If you need any other information, I'll provide you them Monday.
Regardless of the drive's name on the user's system, there is always the same name. What I tried doing was. Note: If you upgraded from an earlier version of Office to Office 2013 or Office 2016 on your computer, you might still have older versions of some programs like Visio and Project. These days more and more people are using Microsoft Excel for team work. This problem occurs if the name of the directory that is shared on the server not the name of the share and the label of the network drive that contains the directory are the same. So, if you'd like to benefit from any of the above options, be sure to apply them before sharing your Excel file.
Not at all, It happens the delay exists whether the file is double click or access directly from Excel opened to a blank document, and then File. I have checked permissions for folders and files in the share and they all appear to be appropriate. Off is the default setting for Local intranet. I do not know if this will help, but I am not sure what other issue could exist for just one user of a number of users. Though entering a password is optional, you'd better do it.