How to enable a disabled add-in in Excel 2010

Office products such as Word, Excel Outlook will automatically disable installed add-in if any add-in prevented the software from functioning correctly. And it also provides option for enabling the disabled add-in items. In Excel 2010 you can enable a disabled add-in using the add-in options.

Click the File menu –> Options link –> Navigate to Add-Ins options.

Excel 2010 Add-ins

Select Disabled Items in the Manage dropdown and click the Go button. This would display the following Disabled Items window using which you can see and also re-enable the disabled add-in. You can select the ones you wish to re-enable and click the Enable button.


In Category: Excel 2010, Office 2010, Outlook 2010

Ravi Shankar

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  • diuchrisas December 15, 2010, 3:03 am

    “Automate your job. Excel not required. TXT, CSV, etc.”
    Where else can I read about it?

  • Sivam March 8, 2011, 2:15 pm

    Thank you Helped a Lot

  • gratefulman March 19, 2012, 8:10 pm

    I can’t thank you enough! Best regards.

  • Daryl Reese July 18, 2012, 9:56 pm

    Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge of Excel 2010! Your instructions for enabling disabled items are very precise and most helpful. Thanks!

  • Claudia January 28, 2016, 11:50 pm

    THANX A LOT!!! you’re great!
    Even a dummy like me understood! 😉

  • Jeff February 13, 2016, 11:38 pm

    Thank you so much!

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