troubleshooting Question

Unable to open Excel Document on SharePoint getting error "Microsoft Excel is waiting for another application to compelte an OLE action"

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There is an excel document uploaded/stored on SharePoint.  When trying to access the document (or any previous version of the document) the action is unsuccessful.  Any user whom attempts get the following 3 messages:
1. Microsoft Excel is waiting for another application to complete an OLE action
2. Sorry we couldn't open... (path of file to document)
3. Microsoft Excel could not open (path of file to document).  There are several possible reasons: The file name or path does not exist; The file is being used by another program; The workbook you are trying to save has the same name as a currently open workbook
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