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intstall Excel as viewer of BEx

When I start the BEx,the error comes out:Please install Excel as viewer.Message no. BRAIN871

Actually Excel is already installed on PC.

How to fix the problem?

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    Posted on Dec 02, 2005 at 02:49 PM

    I think the solution is in OSS Note "BEx Analyzer: Excel Add-ins interfere at the start":

    "The simplest solution is to deactivate the specified Add-Ins in the Add-In manager of Excel (Excel main menu -> Tools -> Add-Ins).

    If this does not seem possible, as an alternative, you can change the following key in the registry on the PC:

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00020820-0000-C000-46}\LocalServer32

    This key normally contains the command line for starting Excel via OLE, for example:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\excel.exe

    If you add "/s" to this command line:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\excel.exe /s

    the Add-Ins listed in the Add-In-Manager are only loaded when you start Excel manually and are no longer loaded when starting Excel via OLE.

    With this change in the registry, the problematic add-ins remain installed in the Add-in-Manager.However, they are no longer loaded when Excel is started via OLE, which is the case when you start the Business Explorer Analyzer, for example."

    hope it helps!

    Bye,

    Roberto

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