My Excel desktop shortcuts have stopped working.

I can open the all my workbooks. They are not corrupted.
I can open them from the recently used list or go to open file.
When click on a Excel shortcut Excel will open but the workbook will not.

UNRegserver/REGserver appears to do nothing when Excel.exe is started from the "run" box.
Greg MasonOwnerAsked:
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Hi Greg,

Check this:

General Section
Ignore other applications that use DDE

Make sure that setting (Ignore other applications that use DDE) is OFF.


RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Repair Office and verify the status.  to do so go to  Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Select the Office suite installed > Click on Change > Repair > Continue.

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Greg MasonOwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks. Ignore other applications that use DDE was set to "off".
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Greg MasonOwnerAuthor Commented:
"Quick" or "Complete" repair.
RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Try "Quick" first, if didn't help then try "Complete".
Greg MasonOwnerAuthor Commented:
"Repair Office and verify the status".

That did it (used "Quick repair")  THANKS!!!
RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
You're welcome - I'm glad I could help.
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