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When you double-click a Microsoft Excel workbook, a blank workbook that is named "Object" may open with the workbook that you double-clicked. If you quit Excel, and then double-click a workbook, Excel appears to stop responding (hang). The Excel program window is displayed, and you can use the menu commands and toolbars. However, the workbook is not displayed correctly in the Excel window.
This problem may occur if the following conditions exist in this order:
This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307841/ )How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack
To work around this problem, use either of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.