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How do I get the Data Mining ribbon (tab) to show in Excel 2007 or 2010?

I've installed the Data Mining add-in but, it doesn't display in Excel 2007 or Excel 2010. I've gone to the Excel options and it's listed in the available application add-ins. Checked the disabled items list and it's not listed there. I do have the .Net Framework 2.0 SP2, .Net Framework 3.0 SP2 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 installed on the computer with Excel 2007. I've spent many hours trying to resolve this issue. How do I get the add-in to display?
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jkpieterseCommented:
It seems to be a tab that is added by installing the SQL Server Data Mining add-in, so youshould look for that add-in in your add-ins list. If it is missing, it probably needs to be installed n your system.
See:
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqldatamining/thread/30b64889-db32-41f6-a7fb-dce96b9a4994
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jkpieterseCommented:
Hmm, please disregard the previous post.

Try unchecking the add-in, closing and re-opening Excel and checking the add-in again. Does the tab show up?
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Barbara69Author Commented:
I've tried that and it doesn't work. Also, the computer with Excel 2007 is running XP and the one with Excel 2010 is running Windows 7.
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jkpieterseCommented:
And the addin is checked I presume.
Maybe your toolbar customisation file has become corrupt.

Try to locate a file called excel??.xlb and rename that to Excel??.old Then restart Excel and try checking the add-in again.

Another hunch: you haven't accidentally installed an old version (which would mean it's menu appears in the add-ins tab of the ribbon)?
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Barbara69Author Commented:
Is it possible for the toolbar customization file to be corrupt on a brand new laptop (last Friday)? Where is the excel??.xlb file for Windows 7? What do you mean by accidentally installed an old version (of what)? I'll have to try your suggestion on my desk top later tonight.
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Barbara69Author Commented:
I found the solution. I forgot to install Data Mining Client for Excel and then selecting the second choice under Data Mining Client for Excel.  Thanks for your assistance with this matter.
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jkpieterseCommented:
I meant to say whether you accidentally installed thw rong version of the tool (the add-in). I was close, wasn't I? :-)
Of course it is unlikely the xlb file is corrupt on a new machine. I missed that information.
No need for points as far as I'm concerned.
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sonyephilCommented:
I have the same problem as well. I downloaded the data mining add-ins but the Data Mining tab doesn't appear on the excel menu. Since I have already installed the rest, its not letting me start again to install the Data Mining Client for excel. Is there somewhere I could get it installed?
Please help
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