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We’ve all heard stories about accidents and sufferings because the individuals in the driver’s seat were on phone. Not talking over the phone, but texting. 

And because their important conversation over the chat couldn’t wait, the family members of the victim keep praying and waiting for their fast recovery.

One of McAfee’s Family Safety Evangelists took the opportunity to suggest a few settings and applications that can help in avoiding these uncertainties. After all, she pointed out, safety is more than just installing your antivirus software through mcafee.com/activate.

Let’s get you familiarized with what she had to suggest to everyone to avoid the lifelong guilt and burden of hurting another.

THE ROAD TO OFFLINE SAFETY WITH MCAFEE

McAfee thrives on the foundation of togetherness and delivers exclusive products and services with the sole hope of a united world that can fight against everything wrong.

They started with fighting cyber attacks and authorizing users to activate their antivirus subscriptions via mcafee.com/activate. Today, the organization with its stakeholders, offer suggestions to several online and offline real-life issues to make the world a better place to live in.

Here’s what you can do to avoid the text-and-drive accidents from ever happening:

  • Put the phone away

The easiest way to choose from getting distracted is putting your phone away so you cannot operate it.

  • The operating system shortcuts

Manage the settings on your iOS and/or Android smartphone to let your phone auto-reply to texts while you’re driving.

  • DriveMode

Install the software that launches automatically whenever it senses that your vehicle is at a speed of more than 25 miles per hour (mph) and respond to all texts/emails.

  • DriveOff

Get this application on your Android phones to shut off applications and block any incoming texts or emails while you are driving at more than 10 mph.

  • DriveSafe.ly

If it cannot wait, get this app that would read out your text messages in real-time and will respond without you touching the phone.

Note: These ways are easy and extremely free. So, you get customized experiences from your smartphones and avoid accidents at all times.

CONCLUSION

On one hand, getting your McAfee antivirus set up on mcafee.com/activate will provide safety to your online or digital life, and on the other hand, the suggestions above will provide safety in real life.

Yes, there are ways to take precautions and avoid accidents, whether it is about avoiding cyber threats, or life threats.

So, adjust your settings, get that software, and install that application. One tiny initiative can save lives and save you from a lifetime scar of hurting a fellow human.

Microsoft Excel is an important tool that is being used by a lot of business institutions to complete different tasks. There are only a few corporations in this globe which does not use or have never used Excel in their entire work process. So, it seems to be a nightmare when the excel file or spreadsheet won't open on your device. But, one should not get disheartened as this issue can be easily fixed by applying some solutions. But, before trying any other solution, you should install the latest Office updates via office.com/setup

In case you cannot use the file even after installing the updates, you may follow the quick yet effective solutions listed below.

Reasons why Excel won't open

Prior to discussing the ways to fix the issue, one should know the factors that could be responsible for it:

·         Your pc might be having some corrupt or failed installation files of Excel

·         The shortcut you might have created does not contain the correct link

·         Your Office setup needs to be updated

·         Your device has some programs that are conflicting with Office or Excel files 

·         You have opened the same spreadsheet on another device

·         An incorrect file extension is being used

These were a few core reasons why Excel won't open on your device. However, you can fix them by following some quick methods.

Ways to resolve the issue

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1.       Open a new blank spreadsheet

2.       Select “File” and choose “Open"

3.       You will see the recently opened files 

4.       Simply double-tap on the problematic file

5.       If the file fails to load, browse for it

6.       And, click “Open" > “Open and Repair"

Install updates

If you haven't already installed the latest updates of Office on your device, then doing so would help you in getting rid of this issue. For this, navigate to office.com/setup, log in to your account, and get the updates on your device.

Re-install Office setup

This should be your last resort if Excel won't open even after performing these solutions. From the “Programs” menu on your PC, locate and uninstall Office first and then re-install it from the official website.

CONCLUSION

Hence, we have seen why you might not be able to use Office tools or programs sometimes. However, if you still face the same issue, you might need to contact Microsoft support or create a new spreadsheet.