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Excel – all versions

Helpful tips for all versions of Excel

Issue Solution

When Excel is launched programmatically from any third-party application...

such as SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, PDF, etc....

then Excel is designed to NOT load add-ins.

Symptoms:

  1. All add-ins are disabled
  2. You might see the error: file not found: filechck.dll (bCheckActivationStatus())

1) Use Systems2win's normal ways to find and open your Systems2win templates, (which work flawlessly).

2) If you want to use Alternative User Interfaces, then follow our guidelines for how to design your own custom user interfaces, and train your users to use them.

Also see:

How to re-enable your Systems2win add-in

Why did Microsoft do that?

Because the designer of the third-party application might not appreciate some add-in application generating some error that the user then believes is caused by THEIR application.

Please note that this is not a Systems2win thing. No add-ins will be launched when Excel is launched by clicking a link
from a SharePoint server or a Word document, PowerPoint, PDF, etc.

You need to TRAIN your users how to use YOUR chosen Alternative User Interfaces.

After we upgraded, some older documents won't open

(legacy documents created from older templates)

You need to either:

  1. Install the Legacy Compatibility Installer, or...
  2. Migrate your data from your legacy working document to your new template
"Locked for editing"

This is usually caused by slow memory.

Simply close, then re-open the file.

Calculations sometimes don't instantly recalculate.  Recalculate  CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+F9

Some features are disabled in a protected worksheet.

Learn more

Most Systems2win templates are NOT protected.

If protected, there is no password, so simply unprotect.

Features that don't work correctly

with ANY Microsoft Excel workbook (not just a Systems2win template)

Known issue Solution
Hey Cortana If you turn on the 'Hey Cortana' voice command feature in Windows 10, Excel will take forever to load. Learn more

Repair

NEVER trust a "repaired" document.

Use your latest unrepaired document instead.

If your original file is damaged, and you don't have a backup, then open the "repaired" document only to transcribe the data to a fresh new blank template.

The ONLY safe way to copy from a corrupted file is by using Paste Special > Values.
If you paste even one thing using regular Paste, or any other form of paste, then there is a high likelihood of transferring the corruption.

Keep dated backups

Ideally using some type of archive system, so that you keep copies of revisions with different filenames (for example appending the filename with the date)

Rather than attempting to use these Excel features that have never worked correctly...

make team communications easy by using the specially-formatted Team Communications non-printing text box found in Systems2win menu > Shapes.

Right-click shape > Order > Bring Forward or Back Use Bring To Front or Send To Back instead.

Keep your templates upgraded!

Systems2win is "all about continuous improvement",
and is constantly working on your behalf to improve your tools for continuous improvement,
so keep an eye on what's new, and keep your upgrades current.


Bookmark = XL2016

Excel 2016

Existing users might need to upgrade to the latest version of Systems2win,
and/or download the latest free update, in order to use Excel 2016.

Amazingly, we have not yet identified any new issues unique to Excel 2016.

None of the bugs from prior versions, however, appear to have been fixed in 2016.

(see prior versions below)


Bookmark = XL2013

Excel 2013

Existing users will want to upgrade to the latest version of Systems2win,
and/or download the latest free update,
which fixes several known issues with Excel 2013.

Excel 2013 issue Solution
When opening a template — Excel 2013 often opens the new workbook beneath the workbook that is currently displayed.

That's the new way Microsoft Excel 2013 opens documents.

Just know to go look for your new workbook that got opened, but not displayed.

Error: There was a problem sending the command to the program

This error sometimes appears when clicking a link from the Desktop or from Windows File Explorer.

It means that Windows didn't work fast enough to find and open the host application (such as Excel) within a reasonable amount of time.

Solution:

Simply open the same file the same way again.
Now that Excel is already open, it will work just fine.

Or...

Have Excel already open
before beginning to open files from Windows File Explorer.

Or...

Open your files through Excel

Excel > File > Open

Issues resolved when you upgrade

Older versions of Systems2win don't support Excel 2013.

You might need to upgrade to Systems2win version 9 or higher to use Excel 2013.

Systems2win began supporting the 32-bit Windows version of Excel 2013 with Systems2win Version 9, released in March 2013.

Conditional Formatting does not work with VBA formulas.

1) HasFormula

(highlights the background color of a cell if it contains a formula)

was only used in 6 templates: Gantt, OEE, JobDesign, Reengineering, JobLog, ProjectCosts — plus some older legacy templates.

This bug affects Excel 2013 only. VBA formulas in conditional formatting work just fine in all prior versions.

Not only does conditional formatting not work correctly in 2013, but you will also notice other things affected — such as disappearing cell data.

This issue will be resolved the next time you upgrade.

On 9/29/14, we removed HasFormula from all standard Systems2win templates.

It is still available for you to add to your own personalized templates,
if all of your users are English only, and you are not using Excel 2013.

If you are using an older template,
and when you opened that template, a window popped up that directed you here... then...

users of Excel 2013 can manually replace the HasFormula named range,
so that it works for Excel 2013

How?

Excel 2013 > Formulas tab > Name Manager >

scroll down and select HasFormula > Edit

In the 'Refers To:' field at the bottom of the window,
you should see the following formula:
=CheckForFormula(INDIRECT("rc",FALSE))

Replace that formula with the following formula: =LEFT(GET.CELL(6,INDIRECT(ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN()))),1)="="

You can do this for just your working document, or if you are a Systems2win Leader, then you should make this change to the master template shared by all of your users.

Let Microsoft know...

If you would like Excel 2013 to be as functional as all other previous versions of Excel, then please let Microsoft know — and be sure to include a link to this page, and reference Case # REG:113021110206748, first reported in February 2013.

Conditional Formatting does not work with VBA formulas.

2) Red, yellow, green conditional formats that work correctly in any language

This bug has been eliminated when you upgrade to Systems2win version 9 templates.

Hopefully Microsoft will fix this bug soon — so that there will be no issue when using legacy workbooks created using version 8 or lower. Until then, if you want to use a legacy workbook using Excel 2013, either:

1) transcribe your legacy data to a new v9 template (using paste special values), or...

2) use this special utility to find and replace conditional formatting formulas with the new formulas that support Conditional Formatting in all languages and versions of Excel.

3) ALT+F11 to open VBA. Click the Pause (Break) button, then the Reset button (the blue square right next to the Pause button).

Excel 2013 also has most of the same issues as Excel 2010 and 2007 (see the next sections below)


Bookmark = XL2010

Excel 2010

Existing users will want to upgrade to the latest version of Systems2win,
and/or download the latest free update,
which fixes several known issues with Excel 2010.

Excel 2010 issue Solution

As of this time, the only unresolved known issues in Excel 2010
are the same ones carried over from Excel 2007

See the section below for known issues for Excel 2007

 

Issues resolved when you upgrade

Systems2win version 11 and lower does not work on the 64-bit version of Excel

(The 64-bit version of Windows is fully supported,
but not the 64-bit version of Office)

If you have version 11 or lower... either:

1) Upgrade to version 12 or higher, or

2) Uninstall the 64-bit version,
and install the 32-bit version of Office.
(they ship together — so when you own one, you own them both)

See System Requirements

Microsoft recommends most users to use the 32-bit version of Excel for the foreseeable future.
The 64-bit version is recommended only for those few power users that work with extremely large spreadsheets.

Conditional formatting
background color is not correctly changed in cells that have clear background.

Background color spontaneously appears and disappears.

Upgrade. Version 9 eliminates this bug.

When transcribing your data from an older workbook — be sure to use Paste Special > Values — so that you don't copy old formats.

If you encounter this bug in a workbook created with a Systems2win template version 8 or lower, you can change the Normal style to have a clear background pattern, which will eliminate the problem, or change any individual cell style to 2winWhite with a cell border which will also eliminate this problem.

When copying an entire cell between worksheets, images sometimes don't paste correctly.

They paste in a very collapsed format — so that they are invisible unless you use the Select Objects Arrow to highlight them.

On August 12, 2010, and again in March 2012, we released bug fixes for our Job Instructions template. You can simply download and install the free update.

If you run into this bug anywhere else, use the Select Objects Arrow to highlight the collapsed images, and then stretch them back to normal size.

Slow to select a large number of columns

On a worksheet that is protected
with the option box checked to allow the user to insert hyperlinks...

when you select
(and then try to do something with)
a large number of columns...

it could take several minutes before Excel 2010 allowed you to continue.

There is only a small time delay when selecting rows.
Long delays are only experienced when selecting a large number of columns.

 

This bug happens only in Excel 2010 and higher,
and only under the circumstances defined above.

This bug does not exist in:

  • all lower versions of Excel
  • worksheets that are unprotected
  • worksheets protected with the Insert Links option box unchecked

 

 

In January 2012, the Microsoft development team closed this bug as a “won’t fix” — with the possibility of addressing it again in the future.

If using a Systems2win legacy template version 11 or lower...
here are a few suggestions for how to deal with this Microsoft bug that occurs only in Excel 2010 and higher:

  1. Upgrade your Systems2win templates.
    In October 2014, (version 12),
    we gave up hope that Microsoft will ever fix this bug —
    and changed protection settings so that any protected sheet requires the user to unprotect the sheet to be able to Insert Hyperlinks.

    In January 2012, we reduced or eliminated this bug in most templates.
    You might need to transcribe your data from your old working document to a copy of the new template.

  2. Unprotect the worksheet,
    then reprotect it again after working with a large selection of rows or columns.

    (If a Systems2win template is protected, it is usually without a password — so you can simply unprotect it. The only exceptions are the VSM-PowerTool and and VSM-Supply Chain Map.)

  3. Change the worksheet protection.
    Unprotect your worksheet,
    then reprotect it —
    unchecking the box for Insert Hyperlinks.
    And then if and when you need to insert a hyperlink...
    unprotect your worksheet to insert the hyperlink —
    and then reprotect the worksheet
    (so that you don't accidentally mess up formulas as you work)
  4. Rather than selecting entire columns,
    select just the cells you need.

    Example: If you want to hide or unhide some columns, select just the cells in one row — spanning the columns that you want to hide or unhide. And then Home tab > Format > Hide & Unhide > Unhide columns.

    See the video that demonstrates how to do this.

  5. Simply wait.
    You can work on something in another application while waiting for Excel to unfreeze.
  6. Ctrl+Alt+Delete > Start Task Manager > then End Task Excel
    (You will lose any unsaved changes)
  7. Send feedback to Microsoft — using your own words
    and your own case history to reinforce our request to fix
    this bug — being sure to reference
    Case # REG:111101449093725
    first submitted by Systems2win in October of 2011.

Excel 2010 also has most of the same issues as Excel 2007 (see the next section below)


Bookmark = XL2007

Excel 2007

Excel 2007 issues & tips

Training & video: How to make Office 2007+ easier to use Excel Training video

Excel 2007 issue Solution
Shapes sometimes appear zoomed to 100% when the remainder of the page has a different zoom.

As of March 2009, we brought this to Microsoft's attention, and they have acknowledged it as a bug, but have not yet announced when it will be fixed, so we changed all of our templates to start with 100% zoom — to eliminate this bug.

View > Zoom > 100%.
Then View > Zoom > to the percent that you want.
The shapes will now be sized correctly.

Training video: Issue: Zoom bug Excel Training video (1 min video)

Because Microsoft has no intention of fixing this bug, we revised most Systems2win templates to start with 100% zoom. And then you can manually change to any zoom that best fits your screen.

If you forget to use the special button in the Systems2win menu to 'Protect Sheet',
then when you unprotect then re-protect a sheet, it unchecks the checkbox to 'Edit Objects'.

(And then you can not select or edit any shapes, pictures, charts, or other objects)

Version 14 now has special buttons in the Systems2win menu to 'Protect Sheet' and 'Unprotect Sheet'.

These buttons overcome Microsoft bugs.

Or (old version):
When you unprotect, then re-protect a sheet, you must manually select the checkbox to 'Edit Objects'.

(which is at the bottom of the list, so you need to scroll down)

Even if you correctly use the Systems2win
Copy Sheet utility...

(instead of Excel's bug-prone normal way of copying sheets)

in a new workbook that you have just created
(or copied)...

when copying sheets between workbooks — Excel can simply crash.

If you close and then re-open Excel after creating a new workbook — this bug is eliminated.

From then on, you never have to worry about it with that workbook. You don't have to do this every time that you
re-open your saved workbook.

 

If no printer is set up, when the Generate Report button is pushed in the Work Instructions workbook, it gives "Left Footer property" error. Set up a printer — even if only a PDF virtual printer.
After running Print Preview,
the Systems2win menu disappears

Restart Excel to get your Systems2win menu back.

And to avoid this in the future — don't click Exit to get out of Print Preview. Instead, simply click any one of the other tabs in the Ribbon bar (such as the Home tab).

Charts sometimes require manual alignment

Charts on the Gantt Chart and Standard Work sometimes need to be manually re-aligned.

In the OEE template — the headers in the chart table for the Summary by Date chart are shifted one column to the left.

This is a Microsoft bug that we can't fix programmatically on our end... and is pretty easy for a human being to make the "mental shift" to correlate the correct header with the next column over.

If it really bothers you, on any given Filter worksheet that has already been generated by clicking the Generate Filtered Worksheet button... you can manually change all the chart data ranges to exclude the horizontal thin gold lines.

This will remove the problem for the one Filter worksheet containing known data — but would mess up your ability to create new Filter sheets if you were to do this on your master OEEFilter worksheet.

Some day Microsoft will simply release an update that resolves this bug, and it will magically work like it does in Excel 2003.

Issues resolved when you upgrade
Your Office Updates might not be up to date.

If you experience any problems not itemized here — then updating to the latest Release Service Pack will often resolve the problem.

Excel > File or Office button > Excel Options button > Resources > Check for Updates
Charts on a copied worksheet still reference the data on the originating worksheet.

The user will usually just notice that "the charts don't work".

Office Updates have not been kept up to date on this computer.

Excel > File or Office button > Excel Options button > Resources > Check for Updates

Compatibility Checker dialog comes
up with warning that there will be
"Significant Loss of Functionality"
if you save your file in .xls Excel 97-2003 compatibility format.

This affects only legacy templates before version 12, when all macros were eliminated from Systems2win templates.

Most of these warnings are simply wrong.

It itemizes the functionality that might be lost, so you can test it for yourself, but you will find that there is usually no loss of functionality.

Many Systems2win customers routinely save all of their Excel files in .xls 97-2003 compatibility format — and everything works just fine.

See tips for choosing file formats in Excel 2007+

After selecting a shape that is a macro button, it isn't easy to de-select it.

After selecting a macro button shape, you need to select some other non-button object in order to de-select the button.

Note: All macro buttons have been eliminated as of Systems2win version 12.

Error: "There are not enough system resources to display completely"

This bug only affects files saved in .xlsm or .xlsb format. The same file will work just fine when saved in .xls format.

This only affects legacy templates prior to version 12, when Systems2win eliminated macros from all templates.

Save your files in Excel 97-2003 compatible .xls format

(because this bug often affects only .xlsm and .xlsb files)
Learn more

Microsoft has attempted to troubleshoot this rarely surfacing bug, and has only been able to conclude that "there must be some hardware driver somewhere that gets stuck in a loop somewhere".

If your computer is one of the few that experiences this problem, their recommendation is to simply save your files in .xls format.

When using Systems2win version 6 or lower
in SOME installations of Office 2007+ (rare)

Opening the StdWork template, the Sys2win_ST.sys file fails to open under the following conditions:

There are several workarounds for this (highly unusual) bug that affects only StdWork:

  1. Upgrade your Systems2win templates. (This is no longer an issue in v7 and higher)
  2. Save your master template opened to a worksheet other than Sample. (As of Aug 1, 2008, we started shipping StdWork opened to the Help worksheet).
  3. Open StdWork using one of the other optional ways to find & open your Systems2win templates.
  4. If you get the error that the Sys2win_ST.sys file
    cannot be opened, just save your working document, and re-open it. The error will be gone.
With old versions of Systems2win templates, Office 2007+ generates errors that earlier versions don't. Upgrade your Systems2win templates
Several old version templates won't work at all in Excel 2007+ Upgrade and migrate your data to your new templates

The Security Warning bar containing the Enable Macros button sometimes does not appear when first opening a workbook

Uncheck Minimize the Ribbon — as instructed in How to enable macros

Templates released after March 10, 2009 should no longer experience this known Microsoft bug. Upgrade your Systems2win templates.

In the few workbooks that have a Contents text box, (such as the To Do List)...

when you change header text on a copied worksheet, the linked 'Contents' text box won't reflect the change until you close and re-open the workbook.

The new version doesn't have this issue.

In the old version,
close and re-open the workbook.

Learn more

Version 5 Decision PICK Matrix does not automatically apply chart labels in Excel 2007+ Upgrade your Systems2win templates
In the Standard Work template —
clicking either of the Chart Operators buttons causes Excel 2007 to crash.
(only 2007 is affected, not 2010)

Install the free update

This bug emerged in September 2011 when Microsoft changed something about their 2007 code. Installing the Systems2win free update will resolve the issue.

Bookmark = ProtectedView

When you double-click to open your downloaded file,
if you see this 'Protected View' message bar...

Protected View warning bar

and you click the button to Enable Editing...

If your workbook closes, and you see a dialog saying either:

"You are experiencing the Microsoft Protected View bug",

or (in earlier versions)...
"This Systems2win template appears to have been intentionally altered"...

then you are experiencing a known Microsoft bug.

Or... your workbook might not close, and you see a dialog saying:

"Method wait of object... failed."

More details:

This Microsoft "protection feature" appears when attempting to open a Microsoft Office file
(an Excel, Word, or PowerPoint file...) that has been downloaded from:

  1. an email attachment, or
  2. the Internet

    (and because the Systems2win portal uses a browser user interface, it is treated as "the Internet",
    even though your master templates are stored on your own local computer or network)

and you saved that file to a folder not marked as a Trusted Location.

Solutions:

Solution 1) Upgrade.

As of August, 2015, the Systems2win portal pages now include
Microsoft's 'Mark of the Web', which (usually) eliminates the Protected View message from appearing when you open your templates from your Systems2win portal.

If your Annual Maintenance cycle is not coming up soon, then you don't have to wait.
You can use any text editor (such as Notepad) to edit the html pages found in the 'nav' folder of your S2winPortal folder (where your master templates are stored).

Simply replace this line of code near the top of each html page:

<!-- saved from url=(0014)about:internet -->

with this one:

<!-- saved from url=(0016)http://localhost -->

And also in August, we added some code to greatly reduce the probability of Protected View crashing Excel. Download latest free update.

Solution 2) Simply reopen the file.

Simply double-click the same file (that you already downloaded).

It will (usually) now work.
Microsoft recently added a new "feature" that sometimes crashes Excel,
so be sure to close all open documents first.

Do not re-download it from your portal,

(because that would overwrite the original file, and start all over)

just double-click the same file that you already downloaded.

(perhaps saved in your browser's download folder?)

Solution 3) Save your working documents in a Trusted Location. This is often the best option.

When you get in the habit of saving your files in a Trusted Location,
you not only eliminate the Protected View dialogs,
you also eliminate Microsoft's other (non-value-add) Security Warnings.

Solution 4) Unblock the file (leaving Protected View enabled for other files).

In Windows Explorer or My Computer,
right-click
the file > Properties > click the button to Unblock

Solution 5) Disable Protected View.

Excel > File > Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings button > Protected View

Uncheck the first 3 checkboxes.

Protected View

Data validation dropdown lists on a copied worksheet.

Templates affected: Any Systems2win template that has a DV (Data Validation) worksheet — running on any version of Excel.

Symptoms: Data validation dropdown lists don't work on a copied worksheet.

Understanding the underlying problem: When you copy a worksheet in the usual recommended way, Excel 2003 and lower (incorrectly) creates a new local named range (rather than using the global named range like it should).

Resolution: Copy your worksheet using Systems2win's special Copy Sheet utility

 

 

In early 2014, Systems2win changed the way dropdown lists work — so this issue will go away when you upgrade.


Bookmark = XL2003

Excel 2003

Excel 2003 Issue Solution

Systems2win version 12 and higher

no longer supports Excel 2003.

Contact us to enquire about purchase or upgrade to the last version (11) that does support Excel 2003.


Bookmark = Language

International Language versions

Systems2win templates are compatible with most language versions of Windows and Office.

Limitation of language version Solution

In international versions of Excel,
pop-up help displays fewer words than the English version
(thereby cutting off some longer help text)

View the entire text:
Data > Data Validation > Input Message tab

Tip: From here, you can also copy and paste to Google Translate.

International Dates

if a date is entered in the Formula Bar,
Excel can freeze

Enter the date in the cell itself —
rather than in the Formula Bar.
Issues resolved when you upgrade
Some Systems2win templates version 5 and lower
do not work with the German version of Excel.
Upgrade your Systems2win templates

Bookmark = ProtectedSheet

Features disabled
in a protected worksheet

Due to Excel limitations, the following functions are always disabled in any protected worksheet.

Solution to eliminate ALL of these issues:

Most Systems2win templates are NOT protected.

If protected, there is no password, so simply unprotect it.

Feature disabled Solution
Insert > Hyperlinks

Unprotect the sheet.

Fill > Series Unprotect the sheet, or...
Create your fill series in an unprotected worksheet, then copy it
Edit > Replace Unprotect the sheet, or...
Use Edit > Find, then manually replace
Insert > Picture Unprotect the sheet, or...
Paste a picture copied to clipboard instead
Format > Sheet > Background Unprotect the sheet, or...
Paste a picture copied to clipboard instead
Format > Cells > Alignment > Merge Cells Unprotect the sheet, or...
Use a text box for odd-size data — snapped to grid so that it looks and acts just like a merged cell
Format > Style > Add, Modify, or Delete Unprotect every sheet in the workbook, or...
Use Systems2win's pre-formatted styles, or format cells without using styles.
Tools > Spell Check Unprotect the sheet, or...
Copy any suspect words (or the entire worksheet) into an unprotected document to check spelling
Tools > Error Checking and Tools > Formula Auditing > Trace Errors Unprotect the sheet, or...
Use Formula Auditing Mode, and Evaluate Formulas instead
(And Systems2win has already programmed 99% of the formulas you need, so being locked is actually a safety feature to keep you from messing up your formulas)
The only thing you can do from the Data menu is Sort These features would mess up any Systems2win template that is copy protected, so this is actually a safety feature. And for that matter, be very careful when using Sort.
Data > Import External Data Unprotect the sheet, or...
Use simple formulas that link one spreadsheet with data from another

Bookmark = WordAll

Word – all versions

Limitation of Word Solution
Systems2win menu > Open a New Template works once, and then won't work after another Word document is already opened.

This happens only if Word > Tools > Options > View > Windows in Taskbar is enabled (and it usually is).

As of April, 2009, this bug has been fixed.

For older versions, use one of the other Alternative ways to find and open your Systems2win templates

There are a few known issues with Word Numbered Outlines. See Systems2win help for Numbered Outlines.

 


Bookmark = browsers

Browsers

Known issue Solution

Any browser:

The Systems2win Portal home page opens in a text or Word format - rather than opening in your chosen default browser.

Someone changed your default program settings.
(and made a poor choice)

Control Panel > Default Programs > Associate File Type or Protocol with a Program > .htm > choose your browser

Any browser:

If your browser does not give you the option to open a file immediately after downloading it...

Someone must have changed your browser default settings,

so you need to set up your browser to easily download files.

Google Chrome:

When following a link from a Microsoft Office document (such as Excel, Word, or PowerPoint...)

if the link is to a bookmark within a page (rather than the top of the page)

then Google Chrome has a bug that only takes you to the top of the page.

Solution:

In the browser address bar,

click 'Enter' again.

It will now take you to the bookmark within the page.

Internet Explorer:

When following a link from a Microsoft Office document (such as Excel, Word, or PowerPoint...)

if the link is to a bookmark within a page (rather than the top of the page)

then Internet Explorer has a bug that will generate a 404 error.

Solution:

See our 404 error page

for a full description
of the Internet Explorer "bookmark bug",

and solutions for how to quickly get around it,

and how to permanently eliminate it.

 

Or use a different browser.
Internet Explorer is the only browser that has this bug.

Internet Explorer:

Warning: This program is not commonly downloaded and could harm your computer.

(or some similar warning that this program might be dangerous...)

and then there is no obvious way to override — to install a trusted installation file despite Microsoft's dire warning.

 

Solution:

The file is safe to download. 

The message is an indication that the file is not in the list of commonly downloaded programs. 

Per Microsoft’s site:

“It doesn't necessarily mean the website is fraudulent or that the program is malware, but you probably shouldn't download or install the program unless you trust the website and the publisher.”

This is Microsoft's extremely overprotective way to try to get software developers to pay extra money to sign their code.

Microsoft calls it "SmartScreen Filter" or Phishing Filter.

How to turn it off:

Internet Explorer > Tools > SmartScreen Filter > Turn Off SmartScreen Filter

Internet Explorer:

The menu pages in your older Systems2win Portal might load very slowly with Internet Explorer 10 or higher.

 

IE used to work correctly...
who knows what they "improved".

Solution:

You (or your IT Department) can quickly download and install replacement files for your Systems2win HTML menu pages.

Right-click the link below, and Save Target As

Download replacement files

Unzip it, and follow the instructions in the ReadMe file.

 

Or use a different browser.
Internet Explorer is the only browser that has this bug.


Bookmark = Report

Report possible new issues

Request Microsoft to fix known issues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will find most bugs fixed when you upgrade