Un requested files opening

CurtTampa

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When I open excel, Several text files that exist in the C:\ directory open with excel and cause error messages that they are not excel files. It looked virul like, but we run Symantec Corp Antiviru. Just in case, I also ran security.symantec.com scan and find no virus or adware files. This just started today. I tried calling MrExcel and paying, but something went wrong and I got no call back.

Thanks for any help...
 

Excel Facts

Which lookup functions find a value equal or greater than the lookup value?
MATCH uses -1 to find larger value (lookup table must be sorted ZA). XLOOKUP uses 1 to find values greater and does not need to be sorted.

Von Pookie

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Go to Tools\Options\General tab and make sure you don't have anything in the blank for "at startup open all files in:"

Delete whatever is there, press OK and try restarting Excel and see if that fixes it.
 

CurtTampa

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Thanks a bunch Kristy And to the Tracy for calling me. Y'all solved the problem immediatly...

:biggrin:
 

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