Why does VBA opens a file called gwx197.xla whne I start Excel?

Posted on 2011-05-11
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Ever since installing Norton PC Anywhere, when I open Excel, Visual Basic opens up with a file called gwx197.xla and appears to be debugging.  I have to click multiple times to stop the debugger so I can use Excel.  This is very annoying for the user.  Thank you for any hlp you can provide!
Question by:studios
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Eric Zwiekhorst earned 500 total points
ID: 35745188
Dear Studios,

A xla file is clearly add in.
If you do not want this any longer to load with excel search for it on your computer (probably in the XLSTART ) and remove it from there to a more secure location.

I hope this information does help you..

Kind regards



Author Comment

ID: 35751567
I have tried searching (including hidden files for gwx197.xla but the search is unable to locate it.  I looked in the XLSTART for each user and they are all empty.  Since a repair did not fix it, I am trying to uninstall Office 2007 and reinstall it.  Thanks!

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ID: 35755738
After reinstalling Office 2007, the .xla file then showed in XLSTART. I deleted it and the problem resolved.

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