double-clicking an Excel file opens Excel, but not the file.

pcguy121

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Files can be opened manually. Any idea why? I tried uninstalling and then reinstalling Office.
 

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It's really embarrasing when the user provides the solution: go to <Tools><Options> General tab and make sure that "Ignore Other Applications" is not checked.
 

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LOL! Welcome to the forum!

I dunno... I frequently answer my own question after I ask someone. I figure we both learn something. ;)
 
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