M.S. Project 2013 with M.S. Office 2016 Prof error

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Microsoft Project Prof. 2013 error
"This operation requires that you have Excel 2003 or later installed on your computer
I'm running Office 2016 Prof on a Windows 10 Prof.
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Most Valuable Expert 2013
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It's almost unbelieveable that Microsoft still haven't fixed this bug.

Find the excel.exe file from Office 2016 and copy it into the the equivalent folder for Office 2013 created by the Project installation.

Project should then run without a problem.
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to copy excel.exe I find where it's stored C:\\program files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16\excel.exe
I'm not sure where to copy excel.exe to? can you help?
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C:\program files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Root\Office15  (where your Project 2013 is)
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ok that worked
but now we hit another snag
now we are getting "An unknown error has occurred"
"An error occurred and the requested action could not be completed at this time

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