How to Fix Excel has run into an Error and Not opening

In this solution tutorial, we are going to talk about

“We’re sorry, but Excel has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly. As a result, Excel need to be closed. Would you like us to repair now?”

The fix is obvious. You have to click the required Repair button! But will that solve your problem? In many forums, users have complained this solution itself will not solve their problems.

error message of We’re sorry, but Excel has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly

We’re sorry but Excel has run into an error – Common Causes.

  1. These standalone products, like Excel, have their updates on Windows 10 or 7.  Excel 365 or 2019 or 2016, or 2013 are supported by some OS. It will provide relevant updates. But these can screw with other system files.
  2. The Windows 10 20H2 or 2004 or 1909 version also have updates. When you don’t edit Excel, but you do the above, there may conflict between the two. Here, also you have to find the cause of the error in the Event log file. Then fix it.
  3. Excel workspace gets damaged or corrupted. You can only use the applications but can’t tamper with the code. In that case, find the right reason what is the app, file, program causing it. Then “Repair It.”
  4. Power failure is another problem for this error. When working on your desktop without UPS or backup power support, the file may get damaged. In turn, it could corrupt the Excel system.

Other Reason for Excel Not Opening

  1. System Crash – We know that Windows 7 can suddenly show up blue screen errors for no reason. Distortion of Excel kind of program can occur.
  2. Malware/Adware/Virus – When your OS is infected with several virus kinds of issues, this will go on to the system files. In turn, this will dilute the Excel application. It can be in Office 2019 or 2016. Scan your OS and hard drive with anti-virus to fix it.
  3. Add-ins – These are a small type of application installed to support new features of Excel. But when they are installed from wrong sources or unreliable third-party, they can corrupt, giving the above error. You need to remove them temporarily one by one and check the result.


The above video will tell how to repair your Excel application when it is not opening or causing error. 

The solution to Excel Application error problem

The repair process is another solution to fix Excel application errors. But where to find it? It is a little tricky to make it work without losing data, worksheets, and other related files. Only the Expert team can do this!

Download the installer for your Excel 2019 or 2016. It will get you the recent version of the software. Re-Install it with the proper account or license key. But in all cases, this cannot solve the problem.

Also, you may lose your settings and other properties of Excel. What do you do?

Live Assist Chat team is always available 24*7 for all 365 days. Install the future updates. Sometimes, complications arise. Otherwise, Windows 10 or 7 does not download the Excel updates. Then manual updates are the only solution.

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