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Excell crashes vbe6.dll

yovaly asked
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Suddenly all the office (2003-7 with all the sp) started to crash upon opening old excell docs that have macros.
Looking into the events I see that there is a problem with the vbe6.dll. I also encountered the problem when copy one of the docs into local machine and booting to safe mode.
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Start by reinstalling your VB runtime files: http://tinyurl.com/m8zf
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Sorry I may have misread your question.  Is it happening on all machines?
If so it may be your AV software which is preventing access.  If you are using NAV try turning off the Office Plug-in to test.

It is possible that your vbe6.dll is being affected by a virus, or that you have some sort of a macro virus. What Anti Virus are you using and is it up to date?


try opening Excel in safe mode and see if it works fine using /safe switch

To start Excel in safe mode:
1.  Click Start --> Run
2.  Type "excel /safe"     (without the quotes and include the space before /safe)

If excel start correctly, then there is some addin, startup macro, corrupt file in the XLSTART folder


i think there are 3 possible solutions, all came from the idea that this file is corrupted:
-reinstall office with reparing mode(as i remember it is possible)
-try to get this file from another pc or internet(this is not very safe)
-or use the command line : sfc /scannow .This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service  to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.


Thnks. The problem was the added sp. When openong the excell sheet using excell without sp there was no problem
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Solved by asker?

I gathered by the comment that the asker was saying the problem was when using excel without SP it worked... thought maybe they were still wanting to solve the problem so that it worked with the SP?
Wasn't sure so that's why I pinged to see what you guys had in mind?
Thanks for response. Will see what anyone else, like asker? might have to say....
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