Microsoft KB Archive/172500
Article ID: 172500
Article Last Modified on 10/11/2006
- Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q172500
When you open a file in Microsoft Excel, you may receive one of the following error messages, and afterwards, you cannot open the file.
Microsoft Windows 95
If you click Details, you may receive an error message similar to the following:
Microsoft Windows NT
Microsoft Windows 2000
This problem occurs when all of the following conditions are true:
- You rename a worksheet in a workbook.
- You change the code name of a worksheet with a Visual Basic for Applications macro.
- You save the workbook.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Excel 97. This problem no longer occurs in Microsoft Excel 2000.
For additional information about how to recover information from damaged files, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
142117 XL: Summary of Methods to Recover Data from Corrupted Files
For more information about code names, click the Office Assistant in the Visual Basic Editor, type "codename," click Search, and then click to view "CodeName Property."
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If the Assistant is not able to answer your query, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
176476 OFF: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions
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