Microsoft Office is the most popular and best software available for the computer user. This software makes the work easy and convenient. It is useful in offices, homes, for students, and also for business users etc. It can install by going to the official site of MS Office via www.office.com/setup. But sometimes users encounter issue, if Office has detected a problem with this file. This error occurs while upgrading Windows 10 and also Excel application do not open because the Protected View mode disables macros and also other content. In this blog, you will read the solution of the issue if Office has detected a problem with this file.
Solution To Fix If Office has Detected a Problem with this File:
1. Turn off Protected View option:
First of all, the user has to open the Microsoft Excel application by going through the official site of MS Office via Office.com/setup. Then, you need to hit on the File tab. After this, you need to navigate to the Excel Option window and then choose Trust Center. Now, you should click on the Trust Settings button and then select Protected View in the next window. At last, you should turn off the Enabled Protected View for files originating from the Internet option.
2. Update Microsoft Excel application:
You should open the Microsoft Excel application and then tap on the File tab. After this, you need to navigate to Product Information and then just choose Update Options. Now, you have to click on the Update Now button.
Generally, Microsoft Office software is updated automatically. But if in case, if it doesn’t work, then you should update it manually. If you do not update it, then error can occur while opening Excel documents.
3. Repair Microsoft Excel:
For this, you need to open Control Panel and then just tap on the Uninstall Program. Then, you have to select Microsoft Office Suite and then just double-click it. After this, you should select Change from the pop-up menu and then click on Repair option. If the user is facing any other problem in Excel application, then repair option will solve many issues and for more assistance they can contact Microsoft via office.com/setup.
4. Add Trusted Location for the Office File:
First of all, you should open your Office app. Then, you need to tap on File option and then choose Options. After this, you should navigate to Trust Center and then you have to choose the Trust Center Settings and then click on Trusted Locations. Now, you have to tap on the Add new location. At last, you should tap on Browse option in order to locate the folder which contain problematic file and then you need to tap on OK button.
The above mentioned method helps to solve the issue, “if Office has detected a problem with this file”. For user support, the user can call the customer care of Microsoft Office through www.office.com/setup.