Open MS-EXCEL File
To open MS-EXCEL file you need to find an application which works with that kind of file. MS-EXCEL file extension is used by operating systems to recognize files with content of type MS-EXCEL. Here is some information which will get you started.
How to Open MS-EXCEL file
- To see if you have an application which support MS-EXCEL file format you need to double click on the file.
- This will either open it with matching application or Windows will suggest you to look for an application for file extension MS-EXCEL either on web or on local computer.
- If there is no application on your computer which can open MS-EXCEL files you need to search on the internet which application can open MS-EXCEL files.
What is MS-EXCEL File?
File extensions help computers locate correct application for specific files. Operating systems will not look into the content of the files to be opened, but instead, it will immediately locate the file extension of the file and locate for associated application that can open MS-EXCEL files. This helps the computer to organize its functions and work much faster. Most operating systems (Windows) require the use of file extensions, but others do not (Unix).
These file extensions are also beneficial for us. By simply looking at the filename, we can determine what type of information is stored to that and what applications can open these files. Have you noticed that when your computer acquires an unknown file, it will ask your permission to look for associated program to open it or look for these programs over the Internet? Yes! These file extensions make the work of the computer easy. Once there is no application associated with the file, then the computer will immediately ask the users assistance to help look for the source files.
MS-EXCEL File Applications
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Open MS-EXCEL File on Windows Operating System
- Find a MS-EXCEL file in question in Windows OS File Explorer and double click on it to launch the correpsonding application.
- If a MS-EXCEL file is not opened in an application and you instead get a "Windows can't open a file" error message you should try looking for an application which can open the file in question.
- If you know the application which can open MS-EXCEL file then run it and see if there is a File->Open main menu option in the application.
- If you don't know the application which can open MS-EXCEL file then try to search for "MS-EXCEL wiki", "application to open MS-EXCEL file" or "open MS-EXCEL file" queries in the search engine you like.
- Install the application you found and check if it can open MS-EXCEL file
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