It’s usually because of some add-in going corrupt. Usually renaming the add in file will solve the problem. As an example, renaming the
Pdfmvisio.vsl file which is an Adobe addin file, to Pdfmvisio.old could resolve the issue. To do this, follow the steps below:
Empty XLStart folder
First of all we need to enable the viewing of Hidden Files & Folders.
To enable the viewing of Hidden files follow these steps:
a.Close all programs so that you are on your desktop screen.
b.Click on the Start button. This is the small round button with the Windows flag in the lower left corner.
c.Click on the Control Panel menu option. When the control panel opens you can either be in
Double-click on the Folder Options icon & Click on the View tab.
d.Under the Hidden files and folders section select the radio button labeled
Show hidden files and folders.
e.Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled
Hide extensions for known file types.
f.Press the Apply button and then the
g.Now Windows will be configured to show hidden files.
1. Now browse to the following location:
In Windows XP :
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Xlstart
C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Application Data\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART