It is you that knows the situation of your own computer. But based on the link you provided, I guess you have already tried this. You then get the error message and excel starts without opening the document. The first thing to try is to force Excel to reconstruct all the proper association information. This method should fix There was a Problem Sending the Command to the Program Excel problem. So this really isn't an issue that I'm still working on. These worked for a bit, maybe a day at most.
You should see the Folder Options dialog box. If Excel loads the file, the add-in you last turned off is causing the problem. Knowledge is the only thing that I can give you, and still retain, and we are both better off for it. Edit: I believe I've fixed the issue. Do you have more than one account on the computer? Other programs work but not Office 365. If I don't catch it, we get that error. In the Programs field, I only have one Excel.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled the Microsoft Professional 2010 twice already and it is still giving me the error. I just rebooted my computer; same thing. Also the automatic fix from Microsoft states that the fix doesn't apply to my computer. Apply changes and restart Office program. Note For more information about hardware acceleration, see. You can delete the registry entries for excel and windows will recreate the entry the next time you open excel. It asks if you want to install for just one user or all users.
Restore Points and System Restore are described by Microsoft and. This causes issues for macros that access multiple open workbooks. So, whenever you reboot this error message will prevail to pop-up. That was very critical situation for me. For an Office 2016, 2013, Office 2010, or Office 2007 installation To repair Office 2013, Office 2010, or Office 2007, follow the steps in the following Office website topic: If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 5. Our users documents point to network storage, which I'm assuming is causing some kind of issue.
Go to Advanced tab and scroll down to bottom. Macrosheet key to see if it works on the. Sometimes whenever an application tries to access your network, the Antivirus blocks the application accessing the Internet. Hope this information may be of some use. When i click on them nothing happens.
If Excel does not open the file after you turn off all the add-ins, the problem has a different cause. Now open the file and see if the problem disappears or not. I think, if I could only select a couple of extensions, like '. I have fought this issue for years with a certain user. . Installing any important, recommended, and optional updates can frequently correct problems by replacing out-of-date files and fixing vulnerabilities. It appears to just be slow if Excel is opened first.
I'm using Excel 2003 running on Window 7. You might again get the error. If these steps do not resolve the problem, go to Method 3. I cannot know about your computer and cannot be responsible for any unintended consequences. If the Microsoft Word is causing the problems, then expand the Word key, and you will see a Data key here. I click ok, double-click the Excel file a second time, and it works fine.
Yes, I am not running any add-ins. If the preview pane is a must, you can right click and 'open' the document and not get the issue. Can someone please help me? Method 3: Reset file associations To check whether the file associations in the system are performing correctly, reset the Excel file associations to their default settings. This occurs not only for Microsoft Excel users but also for any Windows user. It may be that Excel did not install to the default folder on your computer because, for example, a previous version of Office or a version of Office document viewer software was already installed.
This has just become the next level of frustrating. Here are the troubleshooting steps to fix There was a problem sending the command to the program error in Microsoft Excel. This message instructs Excel to open the workbook that you double-clicked. I recently ran into this message: There was a problem sending a command to the program I ran into this error while trying to open web links from my email program. There are 3items marked 'Unknown application'. Windows displays the Run dialog box.
Then, if you had Office viewer, try to uninstall to test. There was a problem sending the command to the program — Excel 2007 Method 2: Run As Administrator. The solution post has been updated accordingly. Hi, Which Excel file format did you open in the Server 2012 R2 terminal server collections? I'm the only user on this machine; I have only one account. Thanks again Paul I get the same issue. Even if I save a new file that I create - I still cannot open it from outside.