Microsoft Excel has stopped working

Posted on 2014-10-03
Last Modified: 2014-10-06
Hi All

             i have a excel with 4 sheets, when i try to select 1 of the sheet and click "move or copy" -> "create a copy" -> "(new book)"  , below error message will pop up, any idea how to fix it ?

Question by:piaakit
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Has the issue recently started occurring? Can you open this on someone else machine? Could be a corrupt workbook.
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can you upload the file?
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Try to repair Office 2013 installation and check if it helps:

Click on Start > Control Panel, click Programs, and then click Programs and Features.
Note: In Classic view, double-click Programs and Features.
Click Microsoft Office 2013, and then click Change.

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if it doesnt work then install the security update
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David Atkin earned 500 total points
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It looks like the oart.dll is the cause of the problem.

Start with an office repair as suggested by John-Charles

If this fails then rename your oart.dll to orart.old.  Copy the oart.dll from a working computer (with the same office version!) onto yours.  Then restart excel and re-test.

The oart.dll can be found here:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15

If that doesn't work then revert back to the original dll.
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by:*** Hopeleonie ***
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Can you start Excel in safemode?

How to:

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it works after replaced the oart.dll, Thanks !

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