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Excel Shutdown

Scott Hunter_1
Occasional Visitor

Excel Shutdown

Lately, I will be in the middle of working on an excel spreadsheet and I will
get a "This program has performed an illegal function and will shutdown" error
(along with an annoying sound). I end up having to close the program without
saving my work. Very frustrating as you can imagine. What's up?
Gerard Laygui
Frequent Advisor

Re: Excel Shutdown


You may want to check for viruses on your system. You may also want to set
Excel to save your spreadsheet every 5 minutes. You might try loading the
service packs available for your system and any other Microsoft applications
you have.

Good Luck,

David Velazquez
Occasional Visitor

Re: Excel Shutdown

I suggest the following:

1) Increase the virtual memory of your Operating System (Control Pannel)
2) Activating the AutoSave Option on Excel: Tools/Adds-Ins/
3) Install any security software in your computer, like a Norton CrashGuard.
4) If you Operating system is Windows NT, check the Event viewer system:
Programs/Administrativo Tools/Event Viewer and you to identify the problem
(memory, process,...)

I hope that are useful.
I apologize for my english, Best regards.

David Velazquez
Scott Hunter_1
Occasional Visitor

Re: Excel Shutdown

Thanks David & Gerald. I really appreciate the help. I will try everything
that you guys mentioned.


Gracias para su assistancia. Hola de San Antonio.