Cannot open vba editor from Excel

I have an excel 2003 (.xls) file.
I am opening it by Excel 2010.

In the Developer Section of the ribbon i cannot see the Visual basic button.
also, if i hit alt + F11, nothing happens

how can i open the VBA editor?

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Try a reboot.
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Do you have the 'Starter' version of 2010? If so it doesn't have visual basic support.
Nyana22Author Commented:
I do not have the Starter version.
Actually if i open a new instance of Excel, VBA is here,
I am only struggling with this Excel 2003 file.

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Please attach the workbook.
Nyana22Author Commented:
thanks a lot,
I restarted the computer, and all is good, thanks anyways
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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