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Open Excel File from VB.NET

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STP_Martin asked on
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Hi

Hope someone can help,

I have written a program that produces a Excel (xls) file, I then want it to open the output Excel file before the programs ends. I have managed to get it to work on my computer which used Excel 2010 but when i load the program onto the client computers who will be using the program the file creates but i get an error message when the program tries to open the file (see attached image) they are using Excel 2000.

I have referenced Microsoft Excel 14.0 already

This is the code i am using (and works on my computer) to open the Excel File

Imports Excel = Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
.......

        Dim xlApp As Excel.Application
        Dim xlWorkBook As Excel.Workbook
        Dim xlWorkSheet As Excel.Worksheet

        xlApp = New Excel.ApplicationClass
        xlWorkBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("<DataPath>")
        xlWorkSheet = xlWorkBook.Worksheets("<Worksheet Name>")
        xlApp.Visible = True

Any help would be very grateful

 Error shown when opening excel file
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