Obviously, I didn't find an adequate solutions. Feedback Buttons provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. I had this problem before and this solved the problem for me. Can someone please help me? I have been getting this error message all day. Hi All, I have the same problem as people above.
It should fix the problem. I appreciate all the updates to the issue I also read below. Right now the older version of excel is the default or no program is being used as the default. Also the automatic fix from Microsoft states that the fix doesn't apply to my computer. I would assume if you installed two versions of excel you can use one for xls and the other for xlsx.
Check the value on these keys. If Excel is closed and I go to a network share to open a spread sheet, I get the dreaded There was a problem sending the command to the program still. This can be repeated by several other users. Method 3: Uncheck Compatibility Mode and Privilege Level Now look for the shortcuts of Excel files and see that the boxes under compatibility mode i. This error is presented whenever I try to open any excel file tried. I click ok, double-click the Excel file a second time, and it works fine.
Issue: Just installed Micro Office 2010 on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I'm not looking forward to that, but I would like to stop those annoying messages from popping up almost every time I open Excel. All contents Copyright 1998-2019 by MrExcel Publishing. I had rebuilt his profile, did full re-installs, and even a re-image after trying all of the above. But try it once more click again with Ctrl held down and it will take you to the linked program. So I can delete the registry setting and it gets rebuilt automatically next time I fire up Excel? Conclusion I too have Faced this problem and tried Each and Every available solution on the Internet much more these above listed solutions i. It recommended the same fixes already tried.
We are using Microsoft Office Excel 2010 32-bit, on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. It may be in one users work area instead of installed for all users. If yes, then start Excel normally and disable add-ins one by one and start Excel again every time you disable an add-in to determine the culprit add-in. I didn't find a whole lot on this topic; I guess it's not very common. I have recently discovered the following: There seems to be an issue with the WinZip Office add-on. If you are opening a. To determine, if add-in is a problem start Excel in safe mode and see if problem has gone away.
Open Excel and click on the big Office button and then click on Excel Options. I'm sure I installed this for just one user. The full error reads: There was a problem sending the command to the program. I ended up tabling the problem and having the user open Excel first and it opens fast and leaving it active in the running programs windows and then if he opens the links they are fast to open. If You are a Windows 7 User then Install a Fresh Copy of Microsoft Windows 7 to Fix this Error Forever.
Excel 2010 There is a problem sending the command to the program I think Run as Admin on the Excel. Many third party applications also cause the problem like Tuneup Utilities, Abby Finereader, Kaspersky Anti Virus etc. It is widely used for maintaining perfect records because of it is easy to use platform which can also be used as an advanced engine by entering formulas and modules. I did a little research about this on Google before posting here. Thanks everyone, Ryan--- Knowledge is the only thing that I can give you, and still retain, and we are both better off for it.
Knowledge is the only thing that I can give you, and still retain, and we are both better off for it. Do you want both versions of excel installed or just one? Hopefully someone here can post back with an elegant solution soon. . Going to try disabling addins next. Open the Windows registry editor regedit32. All I'm doing is open an Excel file.
Open it and go to 'Software' and 'Microsoft'. I was wondering if any gurus here have encountered this problem. Of course, I can't un-select anything, so I don't know for sure. What is left to try? I had a user who was having this issue as well. Word works fine and Excel can open stuff when it's opened first and then you open from within Excel.