Microsoft Excel is an important tool that is being used by a lot of business institutions to complete different tasks. There are only a few corporations in this globe which does not use or have never used Excel in their entire work process. So, it seems to be a nightmare when the excel file or spreadsheet won't open on your device. But, one should not get disheartened as this issue can be easily fixed by applying some solutions. But, before trying any other solution, you should install the latest Office updates via office.com/setup.
1. Open a new blank spreadsheet
2. Select “File” and choose “Open"
3. You will see the recently opened files
4. Simply double-tap on the problematic file
5. If the file fails to load, browse for it
6. And, click “Open" > “Open and Repair"
If you haven't already installed the latest updates of Office on your device, then doing so would help you in getting rid of this issue. For this, navigate to office.com/setup, log in to your account, and get the updates on your device.
Re-install Office setup
This should be your last resort if Excel won't open even after performing these solutions. From the “Programs” menu on your PC, locate and uninstall Office first and then re-install it from the official website.