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Excel 2016 Previewers not working in Explorer

  1. Start Windows Registry Editor. :
    • In windows search box type: regedt32.exe then press enter.
  2. Locate and then select one of the following registry key
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\PreviewHandlers
  3. Locate the value that has the following name, then copy the name.
    {00020827-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}
  4. Right-click the {00020827-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} value, select Delete, and then click Yes to confirm the deletion.
  5. On the Edit menu, select New, and then click String Value.
  6. Paste the name you copied earlier. from step 3
  7. Right-click {00020827-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}, and then click Modify.
  8. In the Value data box, type the following text, and then click OK.Microsoft Excel previewer
  9. On the File menu, click Exit to exit Registry Editor.
  10. Fixed.