How To Fix Cannot Exvel File Error


Over the past few days, some readers have told us that they cannot open the Exvel file.



If an error occurs: “Microsoft Excel cannot open or repair the workbook because it is damaged” – you have come to the right place!

Here you can find out:

  • Error reasons
  • 4 solutions
  • How Excel Recovery can help you

are you ready? To read!

What Could The Error Excel “(file Name)” .Xlsx “mean?

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Before explaining anything, we want you to see the error message:

“Excel cannot open the file” Filename.xlsx “because the file format is invalid for the file extension. Make sure that the file is not damaged and that the file extension matches the file format. “

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Screenshot of error:

After reading the full error message, you can easily determine that the Excel file is corrupted or formatted orand the file extension Excel is not valid.

This means Excel cannot open the file “(file name)”. The .xlsx error can be resolved by fixing the corruption issue with either the Excel file format or file extension.


  1. Open Excel from the Windows Start menu.
  2. Open Excel Options:File †Options
  3. Go to “Advanced”.General
  4. Make sure other applications that use dynamic data exchange (DDE) are ignored. not verified.



Why can’t I open Excel files in Windows 10?

Here are the reasons to help you understand why Excel won’t open on Windows 10: Microsoft Excel was not properly updated or installed on your PC / laptop. Excel files can be damaged. MS Excel cannot access the standard printer setting on your PC / laptop.

Why can’t I see my Excel file when I open it?

With the workbook hidden, go to the View ribbon and select Show in Windows Panel. A dialog box appears with all the components of the workbook that you can hide (for example, show). If that doesn’t work, the filing cabinet panel may have been pushed to the side of the visible desktop. April 12, 2010