Repair damaged Excel files on Windows 10 and recover lost data

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Catherine Le Nevez

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Microsoft Excel is an extremely useful application that has been helping users easily organize their data (in text or numbers) for years. It allows you to easily create spreadsheets using built-in templates, perform critical calculations, insert tables and charts, share your workbook and more, saving you a lot of time.

However, when the Excel file gets corrupted, it can get really frustrating. You may not be able to properly access your important data, only when you want to. These problems can lead to data loss and thus can be a huge headache. So how do you solve this problem and recover the lost data? Let's see how.

Method 1: How to Repair Corrupted Excel File in Windows 10 and Recover Lost Data Using Repair Option

Step 1: Click on windows icon in your Desk and write Stand out in the search box. Click on the result to open a blank. Stand out sheet.

Step 2: Once the Stand out is open, click archive in the upper left corner of the sheet to open the context menu.

Step 3: Now click on OPis> doppio click What PC on the right.

Step 4: Double clicking will open the file What PC window. Select the location where you saved the data file and select the saved file. We saved it in Desk, therefore, we clicked Desk and selected the file. Now under the file name option at the bottom of the window, click the drop-down arrow where you see Open.

5 pass: From the drop-down menu, select Open and repair.

6 pass: Will open a message with three options: Repair, Extract dataY Cancel. Please select Repair.

Step 7: It takes a few minutes to repair the file, then the file opens with a message saying the repair is complete. Click Close and you saved Stand out The file is now repaired and opened with data.

Method 2: How to Repair Corrupt Excel File on Windows 10 and Recover Lost Data Using Extraction Data

Step 1: Open a new file Stand out sheet and follow the same instructions Step 2 to step 5 in method 1. When the message appears, click Extract data.

Step 2: Another message will open with two options: Convert to value Y Retrieve the formulas. Here we select Convert to value.

Step 3: Another message will appear confirming that you have completed the data extraction. Click on Close to access your save Stand out data now.

You are done repairing and recovering the lost data. You can now easily access your file Stand out data.

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