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Excel error opening existing .xls - "There is a problem sending the command to the program"


Existing excels docs wont open.  Error -  "There is a problem sending the command to the program"

Create new doc. Ok. Save ok.  Go to open - same error.

Sounds like excel corrupt.

Repair excel?
uninstall / Reinstall MS office?

I think its MS office H+B 2010

Thanks.



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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
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Looks like a file association problem. You can always try repair from Programs and Features. Or try starting Excel with /regserver parameter but I'm not sure if Excel 2010 supports that.

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Its 2007.

I tried repair - same.

Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
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Can you try this:

In the Excel Options, select "Advanced" on the left side of the screen, scroll almost to the bottom.
Under "General" category, look for "Ignore other applications that use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE )", make sure it is not checked.
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