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2.42. "Could not start the Microsoft Excel application"

Applies to: Palisade add-ins for Excel, releases 5.7.1 and 6.x/7.x

When I try to launch one of the Palisade tools, I get this error message:

Could not start the Microsoft Excel application

@RISK (PrecisionTree, StatTools, ...) can't find Excel.  This can happen after you upgrade Excel or the Palisade software, depending on the exact sequence of events. First, verify that Palisade software is installed on the same computer or server as Excel; you can't run our software on your computer with Excel on the Web or otherwise in the cloud. Then, try double-clicking an .XLSX file to verify that Excel is properly set up to open them. If those checks succeed, then any of the following options will solve "Could not start the Microsoft Excel application":

Last edited: 2018-09-06

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