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    Excel freezes and file disappears

    I use Excel 2013 on Windows 8.1.

    For several times now, after working on a spreadsheet (always the same one), saving it but letting Excel and the file open, leaving my computer and coming back a moment later, Excel is frozen ("Excel doesn't respond", in french "Excel ne répond pas").
    The only solution is to close Excel and open it again. But then, the file has disappeared from the original folder.

    Has anybody experienced the same problem? Is there a solution?

    Thanks in advance

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    Have not seen this specific problem but make sure the Workbook is 'compatible' with Exel 2013. This may require that the Workbook be saved using a different extension. Also in Excel 2010 certain workbook with links (especially borken links) causes Excel to freeze. The only way I have resolved this matter is by breaking the offending links.

    Hope this helps.

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    Thanks duthiet

    But I worked for a year with this file without problem, so it's 'compatible' (.xlsx). It doesn't use macros, only formulas.
    And there are no broken links.
    And that could explain the freezing but not (IMHO) the dissapearance of the file from its directory.
    thanks anyway!

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