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Im copying and pasting data from one workbook to another but when I want to close the source workbook, it comes up with this message that I have much data and if I want to keep this in a clipboard. I thought I could disable this with Application.DisplayAlerts = False but when I do this, Excel freezes. Im I doing something wrong. How can I supress this window?

Public path As String
Sub Get_data()
path = "\Nlchoosa.nlOPS_Processes$OPS_ProcessesReports Sector performance"
Workbooks.Open Filename:=path & "ReportsSector Performance Reporting week.xls"
Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlToRight)).Select
Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).Select
Windows("Sector Performance report Week.xls").Activate
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Windows("Sector Performance Reporting week.xls").Activate
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
End Sub

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