Trying to export query data

I am trying to export the results of a query with:

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel12, "qryDistinctEmailAddresses", "C:\EmailAddressExport", True

but am getting a runtime error (see attachment)

Also, instead of exporting the Excel file to the user's C drive I want it to go to the user's desktop.
SteveL13Asked:
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Connect With a Mentor Commented:
if you are using A2003, use this

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, 8, "qryDistinctEmailAddresses", environ("userprofile") & "\Desktop\EmailAddresses.xls", True

if you are using A2007 or greater use this

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, 10, "qryDistinctEmailAddresses", environ("userprofile") & "\Desktop\EmailAddresses.xlsx", True
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Dale FyeCommented:
1. no attachment included.

2.  Try adding a file extension (.xlsx) to the output file name
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SteveL13Author Commented:
Sorry... attachment here.
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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You only have the path. A filename is needed too, like:

"C:\EmailAddressExport\MyExport.xlsx"

/gustav
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SteveL13Author Commented:
Now I have this...

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel12, "qryDistinctEmailAddresses", "C:\EmailExport\EmailAddresses.xlsx"

But when I try to open the Excel file I get the attached error.

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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
Seems like you don't have the correct version of Excel.
Try to create an older *.xls file with:

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel8, "qryDistinctEmailAddresses", "C:\EmailExport\EmailAddresses.xls"

/gustav
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