#### Problem to open excel file

 Hi to all,

I have a problem with all  excel file. The user can't
open all excel file when she did a double click on it.
She has this error message :

"cannot find the file 'c:\documents and
settings\desktop\......test.xls' (or one of its
components). Make sure the path and filename are correct.
And that all required libraries are available"

Do you know what can I do to solve the issue??

regards

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Malcolm

Your Excel file association may be lost.

Start>Run "excel.exe /regserver"(no quotes and note the space before the /
mark).

You may have to enter your full path to excel.exe....in that case surround
with quotes as in.....  "C:\mypath\to Excel\somewhere\excel.exe" /regserver

If this doesn't do the trick.............

Try to un-register first then go back to /regserver as above.

Start>Run "excel.exe /unregserver"(no quotes and note the space before the /
mark).

If the above steps bring no joy..................

Go to Start>Settings>Folder>Options>File Types.  Scroll down to MS Excel
Worksheet.  Then if running Win98 OS Edit> select "Open" and Edit.

If using WinXP OS you would scroll down to .XLS then "Advanced">Open>Edit.

In Command line the path should be similar to this....

"C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT OFFICE\OFFICE\EXCEL.EXE" /e  (delete the <sp>/e if
you want Book1 to open.

You must have the double quotes.

Below have "use DDE" checked and this in the DDE message box....[open("%1")]

Gord Dibben Excel MVP

On Mon, 1 Mar 2004 03:47:26 -0800, "malcom" <anonyme@microsoft.com> wrote:

>
> Hi to all,
>
>   I have a problem with all  excel file. The user can't
>open all excel file when she did a double click on it.
> She has this error message :
>
>"cannot find the file 'c:\documents and
>settings\desktop\......test.xls' (or one of its
>components). Make sure the path and filename are correct.
>And that all required libraries are available"
>
>Do you know what can I do to solve the issue??
>
>regards


 0
Gord
3/1/2004 6:01:12 PM

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