Microsoft® Excel 2010 keeps crashing
What are the possible causes of Microsoft Excel 2010 crashing on opening? What are the tips to fix the issue?
Microsoft Excel is a type of electronic spreadsheet program. This application is used for organizing, storing and manipulation of data. When you are looking in to the Microsoft Excel interface, you could be able to see a group of rows and the columns, which would build a table. It is seen that all the horizontal rows are being identified as numbers and all of the vertical columns with alphabetic letters. The latest version available is Microsoft Excel 2010. You have to install this software from the Microsoft website, otherwise there would be other issues. As a precaution against issues of Microsoft Excel, you have to use the best antivirus software.
Following are the causes of the crashing of Microsoft Excel 2010 and tips to fix them:
- Circular Reference Error
- Corrupted DLL File
- Virus issues
Circular Reference Error
This circular reference error in the Microsoft Excel will occur when it is seen that a cell having a formula points to itself. This is to calculate its final value. If you find that your table function would cause such circular reference errors more than two, then there would be chances that Excel file would undergo crash. As a best way to fix this issue, you have to look at the formula cell firstly. Microsoft Excel would show you which cells are in the conflicts. You need to check the formula and then try to replace it with the one which would work. Then, that circular reference error would be gone. Thus, there would be no crashing of Microsoft Excel 2010.
Corrupted DLL File
It is seen that many of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheets would use the VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) codes. They are manly for advanced functions. These VBA codes might be able to use DLL files. Sometimes, this DLL might corrupt and the Excel file would also face crash. This would happen when a table function using that file is being evoked. You could be able to fix this by replacing the DLL file with a properly functioning DLL file.
Viruses are the unwanted software programs which have the capability to corrupt the system files and folders. Those malwares would enter through the non-genuine websites. If those spywares are present in the system, they would cause the corruption of Microsoft Excel 2010 while opening that. You have to use the best antivirus software first and then try to remove all those malwares. When these unwanted spywares are removed, the system and the Microsoft Excel 2010 would be protected.
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