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A default template has accidentally been made and continues to open on start up of Excel. How can I delete a default template in 2010?

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Unlike Word, Excel doesn't have a Normal template.

What you can look for however is Book.xlt/.xltx/.xltm and Sheet.xlt/.xltx/.xltm under
C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART

Book.xlt is used as the basis for new workbooks, and similarly Sheet.xlt is used as the basis for new worksheets added to existing workbooks.

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There are multiple places to check. See the list under the third option on this page:

It says Excel 2003 but apparently this is still applicable.

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