Excel Opens two workbooks, one is x15galry???

Every time I open a saved excel workbook that I want to open,  it also opens another one called x15galry. After doing a Google search I found out apparently x15galry is some temporary excel sheet meant to be used in the background.

But the problem is I'm not suppose to see it. And when I exit out of my workbook, it's still there and I have to close out of it manually. It's annoying to have to close out of it every time. Why is it always opening up? I'm using office 2013 preview. I've used it quite a long time now on two different machines, and this only started to happen. It works just fine on the other machine.

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redmondbConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi, Pancake_Effect.

Please try a few things...
(1) Close Excel and then restart it by double-clicking on a spreadsheet. This will tell us if the problem is an issue with the Excel shortcut.

(2) I wonder if it's significant that the file is x15galry.xls.bak? What location is that file in?

(3) Normally, Excel automatically opens any files in its startup folder. In Excel 2010 you can identify this folder by... "File"-->"Options"-->"Advanced", then scroll down to "General" and see "At startup open all files in". What files are in the indicated folder?

Pancake_EffectAuthor Commented:
1.) When I click Excel, it only opens the blank x15, when I click a spreadsheet it opens both x15 and the spreadsheet

2..) Apparently it's some type of background hidden sheet that we're not suppose to see, but we're seeing it.

3.)  This is what I see, there is nothing in the startup, but I do see the x15 file in a few places. However on the dropdown box there is no other option.
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redmondbConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Thanks, Pancake_Effect.

Please do a search for x15galry.xls.bak - you have no explicit Startup folder but I expect that Excel 2013 has a default one.

edit: Alternatively, the attached file documents various things about the current Excel session - including the name and location of any open files. If you want to try this, download it, open it, click on the blue button, save the updated file and post it back here.

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Pancake_EffectAuthor Commented:
Will do asap, sorry for the delay.
Pancake_EffectAuthor Commented:
I ended up going back to 2010. I have no problem there. I hate giving up on fixing problems, but I'm simply blaming it on 2013 bugs :P Thanks for the help though
Thanks, Pancake_Effect. Sorry we couldn't come up with a better solution.
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