Microsoft Office Excel Crashes


Microsoft’s advanced data analysis tool, Microsoft Office Excel, enables sorting, visualization, analyzation and tracking of information in a powerful worksheet format.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Run Excel in Safe Mode

If Microsoft Office Excel stuck at an irregular interval and crashes, start it in the safe mode. The safe mode feature loads Excel with bare-bone functionality.

  1. Press Windows Key + R.
  2. Type Excel/Safe
  3. Click OK.

Disable Add-Ins

Here are the steps to identify and disable an extension that may be causing Excel to crash randomly.

  1. Open Microsoft Office Excel.
  2. Click the File menu.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Click the Add-Ins tab in the new dialog.
  5. Click COM Add-Ins option in the Manage drop-down box.
  6. Click Go.
  7. Select an item, click Remove. Follow this procedure for each item in the list box.
  8. Click OK.

Perform Diagnosis

Microsoft Office Diagnostic conducts several tests using a variety of measures and system monitoring instruments. You may not be able to use Excel while the diagnostic is performing requested tasks.

  1. Open Microsoft Office Excel.
  2. Click Help.
  3. Select Detect and Repair
  4. Check-up the boxes named Restore my shortcut while repairing and Discard my customized settings and restore default settings.
  5. Click Start.

Avoid Antivirus Conflicts

Antivirus protects your computer using real-time scan. A non-reputed Antivirus may interfere with the Excel executable file and its associated processes/ services. Some Antiviruses include integration with Excel through its add-ins. Appropriately changing your Antivirus settings or temporarily disabling it might resolve your issue.

Repair Installation

If the Office application is not working correctly, you may want to fix the installation. Uninstall and reinstall it from the Control Panel as follows:

  1. Press Windows Key + X.
  2. Select Programs and Features.
  3. Scroll down the list.
  4. Select Microsoft Office.
  5. Click Uninstall.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions. Reboot.
  7. Reinstall the program using the setup bootstrapper.


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