Runtime Error

When I attempt to open an excel file I get the following Runtime Error - Program: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office\EXCEL.EXE  This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the applications support team for more information.

I'm running MS Office 2000 on Win Vista 64 bit. Any help would be appreciated.   


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Last updated November 15, 2018 Views 5,353 Applies to:


Step1:Check searching the complete computer for XLSTART and than delete the contents.

Step2: Follow the steps and check if that helps:
1.Go to the location C:\Program File\Microsoft Office\office\excel.exe
(if you are using a 64bit machine, then you would have to go to C:\Program files x86\Microsoft Office\Office\xcel.exe)
2.Right click on Excel.exe and click on Properties and then click on Compatibility tab. Check if you have any check mark in any of the compatibility mode options. Make sure you also click on the option "change settings for all users" tab at the bottom of the same screen and look for similar check boxes in the window.
3.Uncheck the option Run as Administrator option is you have it checked.
4.If you see any check boxes in the compatibility mode options, uncheck all the boxes and click on Apply and OK.
5.Try to open Excel now and check

Step3: Search for excel.xlb, *.qat and *.pip. Try searching and renaming this files. Check if excel works.

If still it doesn't work than, go for contorl panel> programs> programs & features> highlight office 2000 change> click on drop down of excel and make it NOT AVAILABLE.

Open registry: start> run >regedit> ok
Take back and then delete the EXCEL FOLDERS
Browse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office
Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office
Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office

Start> control panel> programs> programs & features> highlight office 2007> change> click on drop down of excel and make it AVAILABLE.


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