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Office 2016 is installed, but attempting to open a .xlsx file gives error: This action is only valid for products that are currently installed

Hi Experts,

I've had Office 2010 installed for a long time.
About a week ago I installed  Office 2016.

Today I uninstalled Office 2010.

Since then I cannot open any Excel files by clicking on files with extension .xlsx

I get an error message similar to this:

D:\Dropbox\Dropbox\_Mincad\Admin\MailChimp\lmports - Adhoc or CPEE lists\MailChimp
Import Template - Ad Hoc - To Be Added.xlsx
This action is only valid for products that are currently installed.

The File association for .xlsx files points to Excel 2016:

File association for .xlsx files
Regards,
Leigh
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I just solved somewhat similar problem for a client this evening.

Open Control Panel, Programs and Features, click on Office and do a Repair. Select Full Repair.

See if that fixes the issue for you.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you very much and I was happy to help you with this.
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LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Sorry, somehow my closing comment got lost.

Thanks John, that fixed it.

You are my saviour.

Regards,
Leigh
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you so much.
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