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Failed to start MS Excel 2013

Q: Failed to start MS Excel 2013

Hi, the problem is like this, worked in the Excel spreadsheet before closing saved, turned off the computer. Resuming work in the program it turned out that was gone, all the formulas again, before exiting the program kept((( prompt please, whether probably to recover the data?

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A: Failed to start MS Excel 2013

Hi , try to restore using the backup. if this does not help try .xls files repair, you will find him here

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Hi There,
I'm getting the errors below and but I have not got any BSOD.
The errors I'm getting in eventviewer are Pku2ulog failed to start 0xC--35, Negolog failed to start, IDListenLog failed to start, P2PLog failed to start and HomegroupLog failed to start, all with the same failure code 0xC-- 35.
This is what the logs files says about each error.
Unknown( 10): GUID=c36a26fb-03a9-d591-3984-dc17e4a48527 (No Format Information found).
Unknown( 89): GUID=fc9d5ca5-e6c8-627c-be74-e6e0a98bbf57 (No Format Information found).
Unknown( 37): GUID=2553184f-6f2a-3198-ddb7-93ab1ad2d125 (No Format Information found).
Unknown( 10): GUID=418a567f-b393-1423-26aa-123149ef8882 (No Format Information found).
Unknown( 12): GUID=96f7a94a-4343-6ede-ff2b-dd1dafeed500 (No Format Information found).
However, the 'Unknown(xx)' number changes times to times.
Could you help me please?

Thank you very much for your attention.
Best Regards.

A:Errors Pku2ulog failed to start 0xC--35, Negolog failed to start, IDListenLog failed to start, P2PLog failed to start and HomegroupLog failed to start, all with the same failure code 0xC-- 35.

If you have Home group set up, please go to Control Panel ? Network and Sharing Center. Choose homegroup and sharing options and click ?Leave the homegroup?.Juke Chou
TechNet Community Support

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I have excel 2013 (MS Office Professional) running under windows 7 professional

I can open excel files with excel (file/open) with no problem

If I use windows explorer to locate a file, double click on it, I get the following error
"There was a problem sending the command to the program"

I tried unregistering excel twice
I also tried removing the XLB files

Problem still persists

Please advise

A:Windows 7 Excel 2013 Start Problem

I have also tried uninstalling the program and reinstalling it, no help in there as well

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I cannot search for data in excel 2013. This is new issue. I do notice that in the find window there is an entry for Preview* in the box next to format in the options window that I have never seen before. I get the message cannot find what you are looking for but I know it is there because I am looking at it.

This is new issue. Worked until last night when I was doing a sort and had to make all merged cells uniform in size. Now I can sort but cannot find.

Have closed and reopened excel, but it did not correct problem.

A:Solved: Excel search does not work Excel 2013

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I am trying to pull a dashboard view from a "Tracker". Given below is the formula that I used:

=COUNTIFS('KT Tracker'!$T$2:$T$138,$C$2,'Tracker'!$U$2:$U$138,"<="&TODAY()+7,'Tracker'!$L$2:$L$138,'Monthly Dashboard'!$B17,'Tracker'!$AF$2:$AF$138,'Monthly Dashboard'!$A$13,'Tracker'!$AD$2:$AD$138,"<>Cancelled")

This perfectly works fine in my laptop that has excel 2013 but when I email this to my team who have Excel 2010, they only see zeros. We have checked all options like enabling Automatic Calulcation of Formula, removing all named ranges in the sheet etc., but it is just not working.

Can you please help ? This is a bit urgent and I need to present this for a meeting tomorrow.
Appreciate your help and thanks in advance !!!

A:COUNTIFS working in Excel 2013 but not in Excel 2010

It might be something to do with "<>cancelled"

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I tried installing Microsoft visual c++ 2013 redistributable (x64) - 12.0.21005 on my computer but it says setup failed .... for more information click on log file .... and when i do this pops up
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:36]i001: Burn v3.7.2002.0, Windows v6.0 (Build 6002: Service Pack 2), path: D:\The sims 4\The SIMS 4-Deluxe Edition-SKIDROWCRACK\__Installer\vc\vc2013\redist\vcredist_x64.exe, cmdline: ''
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:36]i000: Setting string variable 'WixBundleLog' to value 'C:\Users\Lyndon\AppData\Local\Temp\dd_vcredist_amd64_20141025012436.log'
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:36]i000: Setting string variable 'WixBundleOriginalSource' to value 'D:\The sims 4\The SIMS 4-Deluxe Edition-SKIDROWCRACK\__Installer\vc\vc2013\redist\vcredist_x64.exe'
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:36]i000: Setting string variable 'WixBundleName' to value 'Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.21005'
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:37]i100: Detect begin, 2 packages
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:37]i102: Detected related bundle: {ce085a78-074e-4823-8dc1-8a721b94b76d}, type: Upgrade, scope: PerMachine, version: 12.0.21005.1, operation: None
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:37]i101: Detected package: vcRuntimeMinimum_x64, state: Absent, cached: None
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:37]i101: Detected package: vcRuntimeAdditional_x64, state: Absent, cached: None
[5768:40C4][2014-10-25T01:24:37]i052: Condition 'V... Read more

A:Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x64 setup failed

Since it's a cracked version of Sim's the possibilities are endless. Plus this site does not support this type of software/program.

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what causes this, and what is the solution?
I think that this installation of office was activated with a MAK key, which is supposed to be a permanent activation.

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I spent 2 days trying to install Visual Studio 2008 through 2013 with errors during installation.
I got .Net verified without problems using the .NET verifier and also i ran registry cleaner and I run it as administrator however still cannot install it.
In Visual Studio 2008 the Dexplore is failing to install as step 1 and here is the log file attached.
thanks a lot!

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Need assistance on the below Excel issue.

When we open excel file, other minimised excel files get maximised, help me with the resolution.

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Is anyone good at using excel? I need help with making an input box that will allow me to enter numbers, And these numbers will automatically register with my other work sheets in my work book.

A:Excel 2013

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Hi Folks, I'm trying to install visual studio 2013 update 5 on win 7 enterprise machine. as soon as I run the web installer, I get message saying update 5 setup is blocked. can you please help me to resolve this issue?

I have SQL Server 2012 and Visual studio team foundation server 2013 also installed. would these cause an conflict?

thank you

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WARNING ! Against MS Product Key downloads. This is 2ce it has bit me.My bad.

Brand spanking new Dell Inspiron 660 W7, 64bit machine nekkid on the inside. Purchased Office 2013 Pro Product Key. Failure to install. I spent an hour before calling Microsoft - they gave up after 1 1/2 hours. They will call me back!! I hope? The MS download install by product key is pathalogically flawed to prevent installation.

1. I follow directions - www.office.com/setup
2. created userid and password for this machine
3. Filled in all the blanks and the product key
4. begin install and filled out the silly little junky key
5. Continue
6. Message - An email has been sent to the address noted, open email and follow instructions.
there is no other option to continue
Can you believe this?
8. I go to another machine and remote into the server to get email
9.email says click her to verify our email
10 I click to verify and browser opens and begins installing MS Office - ON THE WRONG MACHINE
12. I close out and go to the new machine and go to the new machine and sign on as to download and reload Office
11. Dialog box - AN ERROR HAS OCCURRED - and can't get any further.
12. after 1 1/2 hours and much wrangling and trying I cannot get it installed.
13. I call Microsoft Tech support
14. After 1 1/2 hours and much wrangling and registry diddling, they cannot get it to work either
15. They will call m... Read more

A:Solved: MS Office 2013 Pro Product Key Failed Install

Hi there,

I feel your pain here. What you have experienced is Microsoft's new 'click to run' (C2R) install process, which streams the install over the internet. The idea is that it will be quick and you can start using the application(s) before they're completely installed, just not all of the features. But, like I said that's the idea, and it sometimes doesn't work that way. Personally I hate it and always ask for the MSI (downloadable file you can run locally), although I have got it to work myself. In fact I don't know anyone who has actually been pleased by this process.

While I don't have a solution for you, I did want to post so you knew you weren't alone in the frustrating process described. That being said, I do think Office 2013 is their greatest achievement yet and is by far the best piece of Office software they've released.

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I just installed Windows 10 on everyone's laptop here and now I have a bunch of users that their Excel will ocassionally not save or will have graphics issues.  I have tried several suggestions, such as checking their .com add-ins, updating their DisplayLink, and trying to use it in safe mode.  Nothing has been able to fully fix it.  Has anyone else experienced this?  I have heard that Microsoft knows about the issue but has no fixes for it, but I have heard/read that so much that I just don't want to fully believe it.  If anyone has seen this and found a fix can you please help?  Thanks in advance!

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Hi, I have a desktop win7 32 bit OS and installed MS Office 2013. I can print from ms word and other word application accept for excel. Every time I press print a message pops up saying "no printer found". I also cannot set the brother mfc 8910 printer to default printer, it displays a message "operation terminated"

How can I get excel to print and have the printer set as default?
Also I want to know where I can go to see the details / specs of ms office suit that indicates 64 / 32 bit?

A:ms excel 2013 not printing.

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Excel 2013 can't be opened on my Windows 8.1 laptop, can any Microsoft specialist help me?

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Hi Guys,

Let me start off by stating that I'm still trying to learn all the juicy functions you can do with Excel, and I've just gotten myself a little project where I think I can learn but I need some kind of help from you guys.

Basically what I'm trying to do is somehow automate a creation of a report via excel, first method I thought of was to use macros, but since the data that'll be included in the report will be on a different cell each time, macro might not work as I imagined it to be, then I thought of the IF function, I have not yet tried doing that, but would that work? Can you please share your thoughts? Ask me any additional info and i'll try to explain it as simple as I can.


A:[HELP] Programming in Excel 2013

Your description is entirely too vague in order for anyone to offer any kind of help. Can you be more specific as to what kind of a report you want to generate and what data you will be using?

Perhaps you could post a sample of the worksheet with the data and a sample of what you want the report to look like.

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That?s new to me and can?t find any answers on the web. The attached snip is from a workbook I made a few months back and all was ok but now as you can see the first row looks like its missing because there are labels on that row which I can?t see.

In addition, the heavy vertical black lines are not mine (when I click on them it says ?Oval Object #...? and there are 2 vertical rectangles which are not mine either.

The only explanation I can give is perhaps an update from MS change all that

If I copy this workbook as an Excel.xls and view it on my other laptop which has Excel 2000 all is normal and copying this normal workbook and open it with my Excel 2013 the same strange things happen again

Any idea how I can recover my original

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I'm trying to open an add in in excel 2013 and I keep getting this message
Compile error
The code in this project must be updated for use on 64 bit systems
Please review and update Declare statements and then mark them with the PtrSafe attribute
I have no clue what to do

A:Excel 2013 error

Most likely you have Office 2013 64 bits installed and the add-in only works on Office 2013 32 bits!

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In Windows 8.1, I?m puzzled with the number format in Excel 2013. I write 24000 and the cell shows 240, or I write 10 and the cell shows 0.1

The format cells / number does not have anything to change the format to see the number I type

How can I change the numbers format to see what I write?

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I am trying to tie one cell into a formula that is being pasted into multiple rows.
I know you can use $ to keep the cell consistent but it doesn't seem to be working.

So if the value is in c9 and then first row gets c9 then the new row gets c10 etc... I need it to be c9 throughout the column.

A:Excel 2013 - how to keep a formula consisten

You use $C9 to keep the column consistent, C$9 to keep the row consistent and $C$9 to keep the cell consistent. Are you doing that and it's not working?

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Hi All,

So recently I've been having trouble with numerous Excel Spreadsheets on Excel 2013/2010

Issues have included excel freezing, taking a long time to open multiple (large) spreadsheets, copying and pasting taking 3 minutes or more.

Just to give some background; let me start by stating that the excel sheets in question are large in size with lots of links to external sources. I would also add that these spreadsheets where originally created on 2010 rather than 2013. My computer is also running on a corporate network for which i'am an admin.

However, the spec of the machine i'am using, in my opinion, should be more than capable of running these large sheets:

HP Z240
Xeon CPU 3.30GHz
Win 7 Pro

To remedy these problems i have tried numerous troubleshooting including:
Increasing the RAM to 32GB
Turning off protected view via GP
Installing Excel 2010 alongside 2013
Installing 2010 x32
Ensuring all macro's are enabled via GP
Rebuilding the box entirely (software)

None of these have resolved the issues.

I've now found that i have exhausted my knowledge on this issue and so, I'am reaching out to see if any one has any suggestions with how to fix this.

Any help anyone can provide is greatly appreciated!

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How to open the damaged. XLSX file 2013? The Microsoft Excel "Open and Restore" function doesn't help.

A:Excel xlsx file 2013

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

Try the solutions on this page; https://support.office.com/en-gb/art...a-801ddcd4ea53

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I hope I have the right forum. I created a drop down list in excel 2013 but I want to link specific data to each selection in the dropdown box to be displayed in other boxes on the spreadsheet. I have the dropdown list on a separate sheet from where I store the data to be displayed.
select 1 and populate a,b,c,d
select 2 and populate e,f,g,h
select 3 and populate I,j,k,l
something like
sales area/     employees
south/             Bob, Jane, Russ
North /            Jeff. Carl, Pat
West/             Richard, Matt, Josh
When I pick South I want the corresponding employees to be displayed..
I want to link 5 items to the drop down list selection. The data is arranged in a row (left to right) but I have the display boxes arranged in columns (top to bottom). I can change that if need be. only one dropdown box will be used.
I have used excel before but still a novice at most of the more intermediate functions.
I hope that makes sense 

A:excel 2013 drop down lists

I think you should be able to achieve this with the "vlookup" function.
VLOOKUP function

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Some of my .xlsx files denied to open. One of them showed an error message: File format not valid. Another file not so important how first one. Has somebody know Excel repair ways for my file? Many thanks for everyone?

A:Excel 2013 file issue

I have also had Excel issues in Windows 8 and 10 with Office 365 and know others have, too. An online repair has helped me. Go into the control panel click programs/uninstall and select Office 365...change...online repair. If you have another version of Office let us know. 

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how to email a excel sheet or excel workbook direct from excel ?tell me the steps.. all of excel 2007,2010,2013.

A:help about excel 2007,2010,2013 all.

Send as an Attachment>

will send the work book , which will use your default email client on the PC

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How to open the damaged. XLSX file 2013? The Microsoft Excel "Open and Restore" function doesn't help.

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Does anyone know why when I try to save some Spreadsheets in Excel 2013 I get a message saying there is a sharing violation and I have to save the file under a different name.

I am the only person using the computer and the Excel program.

Thanks in advance


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Upon opening Excel Office 2013 instantly it configures my Aero setting to BASIC in Windows 7 Professional and then when you close the exit Excel it reverts back to AERO, what gives?  Can this be fixed?

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I was wondering if anyone knows a cure all or a way to fix Office 2013 excel from freezing up.  MS is useless LOL, I have re installed and repaired several times.  I can do a simple cut and paste sometimes or even just want to add a coulmn and it locks up and reboots

A:Office 2013 Excel freezes up way too often

How much RAM do you have? I didn't see your system specs.

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Please see the attached pic.

In the workbook I am working on in the pic there are 3 pages

page 1. is what looks like the main document that is worked in and it has a drop down menu that I would like to add vendors to a preexisting list (but I can not figure out how)

page 2. is a list of venders mot NOT all of which are in the drop down menu already (if I edit the list the changes do not effect the corresponding vendor that are already listed in the dropdown menu on page1)

page 3. named "sheet 1" seems to be blank and have no function

** in the picture you can see that I highlighted the "VENDOR:" drop-down and right bellow that I am showing the data validation for that drop-down.

I would really like to be able to edit this drop-down list.

Can someone please point me in the right direct?

Let me know if you need any further information!

Thanks a million!

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Running Windows 8.1 and Office 2013. Have a Canon 4370dw Laser Printer connected to my desktop via USB. Have a Brother MFC-J475dw inkjet connected wirelessly to the network. Default printer is the Canon. Here's the problem:

Word - In print dialogue, I can choose to print from either the Brother or Canon with no issues
Notepad - Same. Can choose whichever printer I like
Excel - Can see the Brother printer and it's online. When I click the Brother printer to select it, the Canon stays selected. It simply won't switch to the Brother although the printer dialogue box appears exactly the same in Excel as it does in Word.

Have run printer troubleshooting. Have re-installed Brother drivers and software. Have searched the web for a solution or someone that has had same problem. No luck. Any suggestions on what I can try next or what the problem might be? I'm surprised since I'm assuming that Word and Excel use the same printing module / dll.


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Iím in the process to make an Excel (2013) contacts address workbook and have all my contacts in Excel now. I would also like to have some kind of a V-card to be able to input new contacts and view existing ones. A typical V-card could be like the one I downloaded from here


I can make my own V-card but the problem I have is how to integrate the V-card to interact with the contacts database I now have.

Anyone can give me some help or perhaps provide an existing template?

A:Solved: Excel 2013 Contacts DB

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We work with an excel sheet with multiple colleagues, This workbook is protected on some columns/fields and the workbook is shared.

Now we have several columns that keep changing it's cell properties. For instance:
Column: License Plate, this should have the property general, but every morning a colleague has to manually change it from date to general again, next morning the same thing.

This colleague has first removed the protection and share, next changed the column property and next put the protection and share on again. In my opinion the right procedure.

Does anyone have an idea what could be causing this?

Thanks in advance,

A:Excel 2013 cell properties

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I have a Toshiba P855 with 16GIGS of memory and Office 2013. I have been on the phone with Microsoft for 13 months complaining about how Excel 2013 Office Pro keeps crashing randomly. At first they told me my macro was corrupt. I knew it wasn't because it runs all day long on office 2010 on my desktop which has Windows 7 it was on and off with them for weeks and hours and they finally said that it has to be something wrong with my laptop. It will crash sometimes when I go to copy and paste simple task on a new spreadsheet without any Macros or no conditional formatting and it is real pain in the butt. When it does crash I can load that same file to my memory stick, open it on my desktop, close it, re open on my Toshiba Office 2013 and it runs for a while.

Is there ANYTHING that can be causing this from the laptop drivers or other programs. I'm at a lost and feel Microsoft once again is giving me the run around. It gives me different crash reports within excel too so they are not always for the same reason it crashes but when it crashes anything I have open within excel crashes too. It's ONLY excel that crashes. No other programs and my lap top is fine. It is NOT my anti virus. It will crash when I try and cut and paste ONE CELL

Things I have done, repair 3 times, removed and re installed twice, removed all add ons, changed printer spool, bring up in safe mode, reloaded graphics drivers, spoke to Toshiba, BTW Microsoft says its Toshibas fault and Toshiba says its Microsof... Read more

A:Excel 2013 has been crashing for over a year, HELP!!! Tried everything

Hi larbec7.

Read this MS website concerning your problem. Be sure to follow the link shown in the Answer section as it give a lot more info. See if there is anything there that helps you.

Excel 2013 is crashing sometimes with error 0xc0000005 - Microsoft Community

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Windows 7 & Excel 2013 2GB RAM
When I begin typing into a cell, even just the = sign, it stays blank for 2-3 seconds. Seriously !
Any idea what could be causing this? It's like watching grass grow.

A:Excel 2013 freezes and hesitates

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I was wondering if anyone knows a cure all or a way to fix Office 2013 excel from freezing up.  MS is useless LOL, I have re installed and repaired several times.  I can do a simple cut and paste sometimes or even just want to add a coulmn and it locks up and reboots

A:Office 2013 Excel freezes up way too often

How much RAM do you have? I didn't see your system specs.

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I have a g700 laptop and wants to know why F4 & F2 doesn't work as usually with Excel 2013
Is there any possibility to find the same functionnality as I had with Excel 2010 before ?
Thanks for your quick answer 
Moderator Note; subject edited.

A:G700 f4 problem with Excel 2013

Hi alainbrizault,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I?m glad to inform you that the F4 & F2 will perform the same functions in Excel 2010 as well as 2013, below are links to check the Keyboard shortcuts in Excel 2010 & 2013:

Keyboard shortcuts in Excel 2010
Keyboard shortcuts in Excel 2013

Do post us back for further queries.
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar

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Good times of the day ,
I have excel 2013 installed on win8 and i have several excel files on the internet that i try to open simultaneously and here is the problem: sometimes when one file is open and i try to open another it doesn't open until I close the first one. Does anyone have a clue or is this not a proper forum for office 2013?

A:excel 2013 problem on win8

You storing the files on Skydrive? That may be how it works, copy all of the files you need to work with locally, then you'll be able to open them all at once. I think Ofice 2013 gives you one file from a cloud service at a time, thats how most of them work.

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I have a HP DM4 W7-64Bit notebook PC. I'm a very techy person and keep the machine very clean. I run Avast for A/V protection, run MalwareBytes from time-to-time to check too and both are clean. The machine's use is 90% for MS Office....mostly Outlook....with some web surfing. I even use CCLeaner to keep the temp clutter out.

Yesterday MS released a bunch of updates and I have never had any issue installing before.
All ~14 updates installed except KB2799494.
MS13-017: Vulnerabilities in Windows kernel could allow elevation of privilege: February 12, 2013
It gave me error code 80070057....so I downloaded MSI and ran on PC....same error.
Download Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2799494) from Official Microsoft Download Center
I did some web surfing and not much out there on it.
update error code 80070057 - Microsoft Community
For the above I did run SFC / SCANNOW and came back OK.
I even found this link through another thread that had the error referenced and recalled on other machines in past that .NET Framework could be corrupted and cause issues. The KB does not seem to be associated but I tried the MSI FIXIT and also .NET repair steps.....no change....still fails.
Error codes

I do have Horzion RollBack RX on the machine but usually only keep a week of so of previous snapshots.
I also religiously image my HDD with Macrium Reflect.
I mention the RX install because I can set a restore point and try suggestions and return to prior state very easily.
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A:W7-64bit Feb-2013 Updates; KB2799494 Failed, Error Code 80070057

Try to install patch again

Make a copy of C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log (otherwise you can't open it)
Post that file and C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log as well

Zip them to make it smaller

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Thanks goodness I found this site. I have been struggling since Dec 2013 with failed updates. I have tried all the included fixes and went through all the steps of "Windows Update Posting Instructions" post. I have taken screenshots of my error as well as a shot of when the errors started and what updates were failing at the time. Unfortunately my CBS zip is 1.15GB. So if I can get help on where to host that so you can reference it, that would be great.

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium and it would be amazing if I could get some help on this way too longstanding problem. Thanks!


A:Failed updates (since 12/2013) Error codes 80246007, 80070002, 800736B

How big is the CBS.log file on its own, both unzipped and zipped? - try posting that only, to a fileshare site such as OneDrive, if it's over the 8MB limit.

Please post the CheckSUR.log file from the CBS folder - that should be small enough.

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I have been using Excel 2011 (Mac), but when I try to save or copy worksheets over to Excel 2013 onto my PC the sheet layout changes. Not only do I need to adjust the row height and column widths afterwards, but the zoom level too. All this I find time consuming when I have a number of worksheets.

I understand you can save to an older Excel version, but how do I save from 2011 to the latest 2013.


A:Solved: Saving from Excel 2011 to 2013

Hi, I'm not MAC man but besides the format and zoom issues maybe this link can help you along the way

Another link:


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The personal workbook opens for new files but not existing files.

Things I have tried:
If I try to record a macro on the personal workbook in an existing file I get two errors:
"Personal Macro Workbook in the startup folder must stay open for recording"
"Unable to record."

the personal workbook is not disabled in the trust center.
trusted documents and locations are not disabled

if I put in the location of the XLSTART folder in the "at startup, open all files in:" it works only until I close Excel: it then goes back to being blank.

I have literally no idea what to try next.

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Hi all:

I've always had the best luck with previous versions of Excel. It was rare that it crashed on me. I got a new computer with 2013 loaded and it crashes 90% of the time on startup and 95% of the time during use. Sometimes it will work for 5 minutes, others for 10 minutes...but almost always guaranteed to crash. So now I save literally after every cell entry.

I thought it was related to simultaneous use with GoToMeeting, but that no longer seems to be the case. Seems to work OK in safe mode.

Windows and Microsoft are all up to date. Any suggestions on troubleshooting? I have a feeling it is realted to an add in, but can't put my finger on it.

A:Excel 2013 - Hangs 90% of time on startup

I've had problems before associated with my customised toolbar (with macros). From memory I deleted the *.xlb file used by excel and it was OK.
Mine is located here:

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Hi there
I have some EXCEL addins mainly for getting stock data in real time (or almost real time) from places like CBOE (chicgago board of options Exchange etc). Use a lot for Options trading etc.

When I try and install I get message : EXCEL IS NOT INSTALLED.

Major Showstopper for me this one although if you don't use addins it probably won't matter to you. Sounds just a small problem but this is actually a GO-NOGO type of situation -- it's NOGO.

(Same prob with on both W7 X-64 and W8 RP x-64).

Quick roll back to Office 2010 before the Markets open on Monday !!!! -- always take backups when doing this type of testing -- fortunately I have the "Before" images.


A:OFFICE 2013 X-64 some EXCEL addins don't work

That doesn't really surprises me. The addin is probably looking for a specific version number on Excel and doesn't recognizes anything outside a very particular range and simply ignores newer versions. Or it may be that the new Office is simply incompatible with existing addins.

Similar issues happens with most addins in most programs too. I particularly suffer it with every new version of Thunderbird breaking all existing plugins (reason for which I almost never update it).

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I am working in a Excel 2013 workbook and when i start to use this i get message saying "Microsoft Excel Stopped Working" Appcrash Excel.exe LCID 1033 SKULCID 1033.An anybody advise what to do?

A:Excel 2013 Appcrash LCID 1033

You could try repairing your installation of Office.

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Hi guys,
almost a month ago I was working on a file on Excel 2010 (whose cells were 15 x 8,43), when all of a sudden Windows asked me to install the so-called "Windows 10 anniversary" update and, when I went on to open the file, I found out the cell width had gone from 8.43 to 8.38. As a result, only columns A through R would show on one page (before it was columns A through half of U), because each of them had gotten larger: I guess it was because 8.43 = 64 pixels and 8.38 = 72 pixels (so the number of pixels had increased)!

I thought it was an issue with an "old version" of Excel, so I uninstalled Office 2010 and had Office 2013 installed instead... and just the opposite happened: originally the cells were 15 x 8,38 (by default), but a second "Windows 10 anniversary" update last Friday brough the width back to 8.43. This is a problem, because I'm adding a bunch of pictures to my file in order to make them fit the cells containing them, and this constant width changes jeopardize that.

I've found out that "When using ClearType with the Windows Anniversary update, Excel column widths can be larger than in earlier versions of Windows. This happens in only some fonts, such as Calibri. It can affect all versions of Office 2016", so I have disabled ClearType and installed the fix (Windows update KB3197954). Now I'm stuck with blurry text all over my screen (no ClearType) and a grid whose cell width is 8,43 (which I assume was the "rig... Read more

A:Is default cell width for Excel 2013 8.43 or 8.38?

Anyone? Anyone at all?

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