You are 100% sure that Excel is installed on your PC,
but when you try to start it from any application, such as WinDaq Add-on
Excel Link, it doesn't work, it complains "Excel is not
you don't need to cough out more money to get the full version :)
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Here is what happened:
You ordered Excel, or Office online, this includes trial
version, and try to download it.
When the following screen shows up, you simply click
By default, it installs the so-called Click-to-Run (C-T-R) version of
Excel, and according to Microsoft:
The C-T-R version cannot be
automated by external applications. You should install the
If you have downloaded the Office
2010 Home and Business or the Office 2010 Home and Student version from
Office online then they default to C-T-R installs for download but you
can choose to download the full version instead.
Here is what you should do:
Choose Advanced options from the above page, and pick
either 32 Bit or 64 Bit version based on your preference and everything
will be working as smooth as silk!
Last update: 02/29/12