Microsoft 2010 Excel will not open a new workbook

Posted on 2011-03-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have an issue i have never seen before. when opening excel 2010 it opens the same workbook everytime. I dont know how to change this option. on other pc's it opens a blank workbook, but this PC will only open the same one.

please help!
Question by:SKBayer
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Is that file in your xlstart folder ?

C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART\


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The folder is empty
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nutsch earned 500 total points
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Can you check this blog post and see if it applies.

It's checking the different possibilities for startup folders.


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That worked! thank you so much!
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Glad to help, thanks for the grade.


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