How to Recover Damaged Excel Workbooks

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It’s often a user’s worst nightmare to find that an important workbook suddenly won’t open, mostly due to the fact that such files are irretrievably corrupted, but there are a few steps you can take before you decide to start over from scratch with your spreadsheet. 

Excel generally launches File Recovery mode when a workbook cannot be opened cleanly. This consists of the prompt shown in step 4 of Figure 1. However, you can also manually launch File Recovery Mode for any spreadsheet that you wish, as shown in Figure 1:

  1. Click once on the affected file within Excel’s Open dialog box.
  2. Click the arrow at the right-hand side of the Open button to display a menu.
  3. Choose Open and Repair.
  4. Choose Repair.

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Jul 23rd 2017 06:31

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Aug 18th 2017 10:12

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Sep 7th 2017 11:25

This is exactly what I have been looking for. Recently, one of my stock books which I was keeping with the use of Excel sheets was corrupted. Since I didn’t know of the ways to recover it, I had to make it once again from scratch.
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