The only thing you will need to take care is, to create a time Lag so that all the AddIns should shut down first then you will need to call the above steps. Just save and close the workbook and then exit Excel and no orphaned processes in Task Manager. One instance I ran the macro from, and the other instance had no add-ins and a Book2 open. Obviously you don't have to type out the full thing each time, just when creating the objects. Hello Dave, As the issue occurs with the Excel file which contains C program to create an objects, it would be best if you check with the C programming forum as this forum is for consumer level entry support. Try stepping through your code to see when the instance actually gets started and then look at your code while stepping through and figure out at which point you want to kill the instance in task manager. It's completely a blank frame not a blank sheet.
I have seen a lot of suggestions for this problem, and I have tried them all, but none seem to work. However, the application never stops working and I can still see it in the Task Manager! Since all I am doing is terminating, I assume this would not make a difference. I'd really appreciate any solution you might have found. Have you tried this without the On Error Resume Next? We are running Excel Version 32-Bit in Windows 7. Application For Each Wk In objApp. Close 'try the following code in. Also, thanks for the tip regarding the workbook count.
I was several versions of the software behind. In fact, I don't even need to do any special handling of all the objects I created. Update: Nevermind, issue is still occurring for this user as well. Dear all, Who can help me with the code below. IntPtr, ByRef lpdwProcessId As Integer As Integer End Function Public Sub EnsureProcessKilled ByVal MainWindowHandle As System.
For example, you create Excel objects using CreateObject a traditionally late bound methodology. If it still continues then killing off the process would be the next option. Thank you Try with the following code. Sadly, though, I'm not overly optimisitic. Even though we use proper error handling and try catch to clear all excel objects still the excel ghost process remains in usage.
Quit This bit of code has been in use for at least five years, but this problem did not crop up until we moved to Windows 7. I took another tack for you to try. After further testing, I discovered that the culprit on my machine is the AccessibleObjectFromWindow function. Killing the tasks is not good because there could be unrelated Excel instance that will close without prompting to save changes. If I reboot i can go a while without experiencing it, but it always comes back to haunt me. FinalReleaseComObject pRange ; } if ws! To test the macro I opened two blank Excel workbooks Book1, Book2.
Kind regards and thanks you! Is this the setup you are testing? We've been noticing some issues around Excel 2013 not stopping background processes even though excel has been closed. Exe process in the task manager. If this is 0 then you will need to kill the process right away. So the file is actually opened in the previous Excel Ghost Instance. .
Count, etc, I think you should specify the sheet for the comboboxes too. That was only two days ago. It works fine except two Excel process remain running as ghost process until the next half hour run takes place. I often times get an extra full-screen blank excel. For about a month I have been getting a weird ghost window in Excel.
Hi All I'm running the following code from within access, and it leaves a ghost process open and i can't figure out why or how to get rid of it. The kind of issue I'm referring to though, is more like when you refer to ActiveCell instead of myExcel. Haven't checked this thread in a while, but thanks for the responses. Description End Sub Sub closeBook2AndExcel Dim xlAppCol As New Collection Dim xlApp As Excel. I even tried closing the data source or pointing it to a non-Excel dummy data source on closing of the Word document not in this version of the code - none of that worked. Many thanks for any input with kind regards, Wendy.
Save property to True o indicate the open workbook doesn't need to be saved if that's the case or perform a Save and then try to close it, if you need to save the workbook's changes first. Every time I run the code, it creates a new process. It appears Matlab's request to close Excel is not properly implemented for the new er version of Excel. There i have stored some macro's which i acces from the Ribbon. Hi all, I have seen similar problems in some old threads and other forums, but no workable solution so far.