So, first of all, disable your Antivirus from the system tray icon or so by any other means you know it better. Edit: I believe I've fixed the issue. Sometimes whenever an application tries to access your network, the Antivirus blocks the application accessing the Internet. There was a problem sending the command to the program. And if you are not using the latest features on latest updates, you are missing many great features. Right-click on the shortcut and choose Properties.
I appreciate all the updates to the issue I also read below. Give us a like and share. This does not seem to be a network latency issue, the file copies extremely fast. I have looked on forums and see that one resolution is to untick. I ended up reluctantly importing his spreadsheets into Google Drive.
Another possible culprit is older versions of the WinZip explorer extensions - I would disable them as well. If the key is deleted, it will reappear again as you launch the Office program. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then press enter. I'm just double-clicking a regular Excel file to open it. Now, however, each workbook I double click to open is opened in a new instance of Excel.
I was using 2010 for a few years before this; that always worked fine. The setting was Microsoft Word Viewer. This problem has surfaced recently but I don't know exactly the time and can't therefore go back to an earlier restore. You need to disable it and then try if you can now open the file from your computer. This error is very confusing. If not, post a comment here and let us know your situation and we will try to help. There are 27 items listed and all have check marks in front of them.
That technique of opening multiple instances is not supported by Microsoft, so we had to do it another way. If you know any others that work, let us know below. I keep getting this message There was a problem sending the command to the program. Now, if this solution solves your problem, great! Click Data, and then right click Export on the option menu. So far, I haven't experienced the original error.
Afterwards, both Excel and Word no longer showed an error, and files are opening normally. My suggestion would be to try this fix and test it out for yourself. I don't have to stop and restart the print spooler now, just try a second time to open a Word document and it succeeds. Method 4 — Disable Anti-Virus Programs Anti-virus software can also sometime be the culprit and cause these issues. Fix 1 — b Deleting the Normal. Curiously, if I open the same file under. Its a strange issue that Microsoft are yet to fix.
I've had this error numerous of times, With many different issues causing it, Sometimes, changing the default printer can resolve it. I am running Office 2013 - Win 7. So I can delete the registry setting and it gets rebuilt automatically next time I fire up Excel? Ran the Microsoft Diagnostics which didn't find any issues. 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've done my research online but people's solutions didn't work for me. I have to hit the link twice to get it to go threw. Apply changes and restart Office program.
I can't uncheck any of these; I can't uncheck anything. I've also seen this error message for other Office applications. Any idea if this problem is affected with Office 2016? If you delete it, it will be recreated when you open Word again the next time. Disable Antivirus One of the foremost cause which is leading to this error is your. Method 6: Disable hardware acceleration To work around this problem, disable hardware acceleration until a fix is released by your video card manufacturer.