Disable Add-ins in Microsoft® Excel® 2003
Are you aware of the need and tips to disable add-ins in Microsoft Excel 2003?
Microsoft Excel 2003 has powerful tools at ready, such as error checking, data validation and Pivot tables. Add-ins are optional programs available in Microsoft Excel that provide even more tools, such as conditional sums and data analysis. There are several preinstalled add-ins available in Excel, such as Analysis tool pack and tool pack VBA, which perform data analysis and conditional sum wizard. To load available add-ins in Microsoft Excel 2003, first you have to click 'Tools', then 'Add-ins', and then select the check box beside the add-ins you want to load and click 'Ok'. It will be added to the 'Tools' menu. There are dozens of other Excel add-ins available in the Microsoft website. If you no longer need to use an Excel add-in, you can disable it to free up the resources and space on the computer.
The following are some of the tips to disable add-ins in Microsoft Excel 2003:
- Disable add-ins
- Need to disable add-ins
- Tips to disable the add-ins
If you want to disable add-ins in Microsoft Excel 2003, you have to select ‘Add-ins’ from the 'Tools' menu. You have to clear the check box for the add-in you want to unload from Excel and click 'Ok'. If the add-in is not immediately removed from the ‘Tools' menu, just close Microsoft Excel and reopen it to make the changes.
Need to disable add-ins
You may need to disable add-ins in Microsoft Excel 2003, if the add-ins are causing problems while using the software. Add-ins consume a lot of resources and space, and if you want to free-up the space, then you can disable them. If Microsoft Excel 2003 has started crashing after enabling the add-ins, then it is important that you disable them to fix the issue.
The Inactive Application Add-ins shows the lists that are present on your computer but that are not currently loaded. If the check box for a COM add-ins is selected, the add-ins dialog is active. If the check box is clear, the add-ins is inactive. The Disable Application lists are automatically disabled because they are making Office program to crash.