Excel found unreadable content in 'RoundsTracker.xls'.



Last Updated: 2014-04-09

Applies To



Note: messages below are from Office 2010. Similar messages occur in Office 2013.


When opening Rounds Tracker you receive the following error:




The file name is dependent on the Rounds Tracker version and may be 'RoundsTracker.xls', 'RoundsTrackerSE.xls' or 'RoundsTrackerSE.xlsm'.


Clicking No stops the launch of Rounds Tracker and shows an empty Excel window.


Clicking Yes results in the following message:



Clicking Close returns you to Excel, where the Rounds Tracker splash screen is displayed.  However, Rounds Tracker is not functional, no Setup screen appears and the Add-Ins ribbon is not available.



The Visual Basic for Applications feature of Microsoft Office has not been installed.



Add the missing Office feature.  NOTE: you may need your Microsoft Office DVD.

  1. Close all Microsoft Office windows (Word, Excel, etc.)
  2. Open the Windows Control Panel.
  3. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
  4. In the Uninstall or change a program list, highlight Microsoft Office and click Change in the menu bar.
  5. At the Office Change your installation screen select Add or Remove Features.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Expand the Office Shared Features folder.
  8. Click the dropdown for Visual Basic for Applications and select Run from My Computer.
  9. Click Continue.
  10. When the installation completes, click Close.


Rounds Tracker should now open normally.