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Unable to open Excel

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#1 tmc1175


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Posted 27 April 2014 - 10:59 AM

I am receiving the following message when trying to open excel, what can I do to fix it:

"There was a problem sending the command to the program" error in Excel

Edited by hamluis, 27 April 2014 - 04:42 PM.
Moved from Win 7 to Business Apps - Hamluis.

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#2 dls62


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Posted 27 April 2014 - 12:04 PM



This may be a DDE setting issue.  Have a look at this Microsoft support article and apply the fix in it.

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 02:28 PM

 MS Office has a repair capability you can find in the Programs and Features applet of the Control Panel.  Look for the MS Office entry & click on it, then click on Change.  That will start an Office task with a REPAIR radio button.  Click on that and click on Continue.  Since you didn't say which version of Office you have, I'm using the Office 2007 version for reference.  If you have a different version, details may vary.


 If the above doesn't work, you can always uninstall and reinstall Excel.


Good luck.

Edited by wpgwpg, 16 June 2014 - 02:29 PM.

Everyone with a computer should back his system up to an external hard drive regularly.  :thumbsup:

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