11 June 2016

Time For Excel -An error occurred when sending commands to the program


Error Screen:



Two entries in the registry solves the issue

Solution:

1. Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Excel.Sheet.8\shell\Open\command
2. Double click default
3. Change value from
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\EXCEL.EXE" /dde
to
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\EXCEL.EXE" /e "%1"

Repeat the above for Excel.Sheet.12 

Thanks:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhtRoIP33H0
https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/kb/3001579