Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used spreadsheet programs. This is a very popular application, which is usually available on different operating systems like Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. But sometimes users have faced certain errors when they tried to save a workbook in Excel 2013 or 2017. Therefore, in this blog, we are going to discuss all possible measures to let users understand how to troubleshoot errors when you save Excel workbooks. Before going to the workarounds to resolve the Excel issue, first, we have discussed some measures to save the Excel Workbook in different ways, which will help to fix the Excel errors in a more efficient way. So, first try to save the XLS/XLSX file different ways, then try to fix the Excel error using the given relevant solutions. The methods given below are easy to perform, one just has to do it in a proper way.
To overcome this problem and to troubleshoot Microsoft Excel workbooks issues, use the following approaches. Read the following steps carefully to perform whole procedure.
Note: The given workarounds may not save all the latest changes, file formatting, and feature sets of a Workbook that are specific to the Excel version, which you are using. The given workarounds are intended to obtain the usable, saved edition of that file. These workarounds require saving a file to the local disk by using a unique file name.Method 1: Save the Excel Workbook with a New Name
There are two best possible solutions to fix this error. These are:
Follow the steps to move original sheets:
For different file formats:
To save in .html format:
To save the MS Excel workbook correctly to a local hard disk, a network drive, or to a floppy drive, there are following possible causes of the problem:
Follow the steps given below to save a new XLS/XLSX file to its original location:
First, restart Windows in safe mode, and then save the workbook to the local hard disk.
Notes: If in case you are using a network location to save the workbook, then, try to restart Windows in safe mode with network support, and then try to save it.
The Windows safe mode cannot be used to troubleshoot the issues in MS Excel 2010 or the later versions.
If the Workbook is saved after restarting Windows in safe mode, then try to save the file again as: Click Save on the File menu.
If the Workbook does not save after restarting Windows in safe mode, then there might be following causes for the iissue stated above: