Excel desktop crashing on "Loading data model" after accessing the file in Excel Web

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For the past week I've been having a reoccurring issue of a excel desktop crashing during the "Loading data model" step of opening the spreadsheet. The file has a few queries to external sources. I have to restore an older version of the file for it to resume working correctly. It doesn't provide any errors and simple closes.


This appears to happen after users access the file in Excel Web (stored on OneDrive) although I'm not 100% certain. I can still access the file in Excel Web without issue. 


Excel 2019 Version 2108


I've tried restarted my PC, updating excel with no luck at all.


Any help would be greatly appreciated! 


Thanks in advance





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