I've had this error numerous of times, With many different issues causing it, Sometimes, changing the default printer can resolve it. Anita Hi Ryan, How is everything going? The setting was Microsoft Word Viewer. Right-click on the shortcut and choose Properties. So you can eliminate this key from Registry without worrying. Uninstalling the Office Compatibility Pack in Programs and Features and then a simple reboot fixed the issue. Hope this helps the next person! The experts there might give you more suggestions or workarounds. Commonly the error is related to Office Package and appears while trying to open the Excel documents created in older Office versions.
As a faculty member I had purchased the single license version of Professional from my school shouldn't be an issue. Make sure to check regularly for updates to your video card driver. Any ideas on how to resolve this one? This method should fix There was a Problem Sending the Command to the Program Excel problem. If Excel loads the file, the add-in you last turned off is causing the problem. Method 2: If the above solution did not work for you, then follow this There was a Problem Sending the Command to the Program Word method. The fix is described at.
If Yes, then check which add-in cause the same issue and remove the particular add-in. The There was a Problem Sending the Command to the Program Excel 2010 problem should be fixed. None of above solutions work for me. Method 4 — Disable Anti-Virus Programs Anti-virus software can also sometime be the culprit and cause these issues. Is this happening with all Excel files or just a select few? If not, maybe disable all of them and see if that helped. Having an older version of Office Viewer with a newer version of Office can cause this problem.
You might try right clicking your Excel. Deleting the add-in seems to be a permanent fix. Not really what I wanted! Good Morning, I've been having a problem with Excel 2010 running on Windows 7 that has been dogging me for weeks. However, Excel will only open files from within the program - I cannot click the files and open them. Word works fine and Excel can open stuff when it's opened first and then you open from within Excel. Wondering if it's time to exclude Excel and focus on permissions here? I've also had this same issue yesterday, but I was able to get it resolved yesterday by going to the control panel and re-assigning the default program for doc files.
I'm hoping it doesn't start back up tomorrow once I reboot the system again. Close and try again, and it works. This depends upon Office suite version installed in your device and thus can be different. Grrrrr Only started happening in last couple of days. Run as Admin on the Excel. If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 4. Tomtom Yes I have these same symptoms Excel 365 Windows 8.
If not, post a comment here and let us know your situation and we will try to help. For example, if you are trying to open. Yes, I am not running any add-ins. You may be able to get help on. If this is the case, we recommend that you visit the manufacturer's website for the add-in to learn whether an updated version of the add-in is available.
I had tried all of the available fixes. If the Microsoft Word is causing the problems, then expand the Word key, and you will see a Data key here. If you are encountering this error messages while using Microsoft Excel file, the use. Thanks, Its a strange issue that Microsoft are yet to fix. This message instructs Excel to open the workbook that you double-clicked. If you delete it, it will be recreated when you open Word again the next time. Greetings, my Excel is installed in a custom location not C disk.
Now click on Start and type winword. I uninstalled, and reinstalled Office. Office gets its security settings from ie, so in some cases a ie reset can resolve it too , In the past, I've manually cleared the office temp folder. The Excel problem sending command error appears while trying to open web links from an email program or internet links. Then go to the Compatibility tab and make sure the Run program as administrator box is not checked.
It recommended the same fixes already tried. Some of you must have even faced it every time you open the file. This is an annoying issue with Word 2007 that I came across the other day whilst at work, which is actually fairly simple to fix. What works: Excel will open files just fine from within the application. If Excel does not open the file after you turn off all the add-ins, the problem has a different cause.
Sure, I tried a few times to fix it, but I never got anywhere. So far, I Googled for a solution, and came across a few things which seemed helpful at first, but I still have this problem. I may unsubscribe at any time. It happens everytime I use a shortcut from my mail boxes. How can I fix this? I deleted the plugin it apparently installed and everything worked again how it should.