Windows 10 Pro is installed on my Desktop PC.
Microsoft Office Pro 2010 is installed and correctly creates files in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
The problem is: My new or previously created Excel spreadsheets having extensions .xls or .xlsx, will no longer open with Excel, but rather attempts to open with what seems to be a picture editing application (Microsoft Picture Manager).
Even a newly created spreadsheet starting from the desktop excel Icon, once saved, will not open with Excel, instead it attempts to opens with MS Picture Manager.
“Rt. Clicking” the file, then “Open With” only gives LibreOffice Calc as the opening app choice, which does work, but is not what I want.
Is there a setting that has been changed that is causing this?
If so show how I can reset it to regain full use of Excel.
When I go to ‘Settings>Choose default apps by file type’, for .xls and .xlsx files, the default presented is Microsoft Office 2010.
But, this choice does not open the spreadsheet; it tries to open the sheet with Microsoft Picture Manager.
Left clicking this choice brings up other choices, but do not include Excel. Why not?
How can the Excel choice be reestablished?
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Edited by britechguy, 16 July 2018 - 07:26 PM.
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