Fix Microsoft Excel Run time Error 1004
Excel runtime error 1004 usually happens when you are working with a document that is not in good shape. You also get this error if you try to open a VBA Excel file when Excel is in conflict with other programs.
The Excel runtime error 1004 could be caused by a number of different problems. If you encounter this error, you can use the solutions in this article to fix them.
Uninstall Microsoft Works to fix Runtime error 1004
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open Task Manager.
End all the programs that are currently open.
Press Win + R to launch the Run dialog.
Type appwiz.cpl and click the OK button.
Find Microsoft Works. Right-click on it and hit Uninstall.
Delete GWXL97.XLA to fix Run Time error 1004
Press Win + R to open Run dialog
Type appdata and press OK.
Navigate to the following file path: Local/Microsoft/Excel
Find the GWXL97.XLA file and delete it.