I have to hit the link twice to get it to go threw. Windows 8 64b, Office 2013. He continues to keep up to date with the latest technologies and holds over fifty vendor certifications. In the last example I had of it, it was Excel 2010. If the program that want to use as the default program does not found, click Browse to select an executable file manually.
Go to Advanced tab and scroll down to bottom. That technique of opening multiple instances is not supported by Microsoft, so we had to do it another way. If you double-clicked one of these files from a Windows Explorer window, the handler application would launch but the file would fail to open with the error shown below. Repeat this process by checking different Add-In each time until the problem There was a problem sending the Command to the program is resolved. Fix 2 — Uncheck Compatibility Mode and Privilege Level Search for the Shortcuts of Microsoft Word or Excel and Make sure that the Boxes Under Compatibility Mode i.
Thanks again, Shawn I have used a multimonitor program in the past, it is called Display Fusion. If You are a Windows 7 User then Install a Fresh Copy of Microsoft Windows 7 to Fix this Error Forever. It happens regardless whether the excel file comes from Excel 2013 or older. If the problem is still occurring, follow the steps below. If you click on the document again it opens in the already open Excel. Follow these steps and hope they give solutions to your problems. This is a Very popular fix for solving the Error associated with Microsoft Excel Files only and has worked for thousands of People.
Our users documents point to network storage, which I'm assuming is causing some kind of issue. I had this issue a few weeks ago with one specific user. Then go to Programs and click Make a file type always open in a specific program. If the program that want to use as the default program does not found, click Browse to select an executable file manually. Last instance of it I had, it was affecting. This will go in Computer Preferences Windows Settings Registry.
Also the automatic fix from Microsoft states that the fix doesn't apply to my computer. If not, post a comment here and let us know your situation and we will try to help. You need to follow the following steps: Exit all Office programs. You will likely see issues with other Office applications as well. I exported the registry hives above from a machine that had no Office 2007 installed only virtual Office 2010 and saved them off.
There was a problem sending the command to the program. These below listed methods have fixed this Error for Most of the Users. Disable Antivirus One of the foremost cause which is leading to this error is your. As a guide, older file types from 2003 to 2007 Office versions generally resolve to 8s, the open formats from 2010 onwards resolve to 12s, and there are a few 16s kicking about for new file formats in the latest Office versions. Having the box checked or unchecked appears to have no effect on anything for me. Word worked perfect after that.
Choose a program to open the kind of file from the list of programs available. He works extensively with technologies from both large and small vendors and is always looking for new ways to enhance and extend the capabilities of the solutions we provide to our clients. This allowed macros to work with all open workbooks. James is a solutions architect and strategist focused mainly on end-user computing technologies, cloud capability, automation, monitoring and directory services. And that's resolved it Having open office installed can cause this too, along with power poi t viewer. Close Excel completely and the process starts over again. I have this same problem, but Excel wont even open.
I never found out what caused the issue? However, there is more detected programs in the section of Other Programs, which can be expanded to select by clicking on Down Arrow at the end of the separator line. I haven't tried this fix in the Excel. The downside is that you lose the ability to utilize Cortana. This causes issues for macros that access multiple open workbooks. Word works fine and Excel can open stuff when it's opened first and then you open from within Excel.
However, there is more detected programs in the section of Other Programs, which can be expanded to select by clicking on Down Arrow at the end of the separator line. Also, I have not used Office 2016 didn't even know it existed yet so I have no idea. I downloaded a trial of Project 2013. None of the proposed solutions worked for me. I am a domain admin, so it is not a rights issue. 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. These are just a basic problem that needs simple solutions.
When the day starts, I opened my file for some updates, I meet and error that I pasted below, and it took me minutes to open the file. Before you responded yesterday I was on the right track after digging into the problem. Then uninstalled the Microsoft Viewer because it maybe the cause of the problem. Then go to the Compatibility tab and make sure the Run program as administrator box is not checked. Fix -3 — Use Microsoft Fix it : For Office 2007 or Later Only Download Microsoft Fix it a Free Utility that will check your System for Office Errors and will provide you Proper solutions to Fix those Problems. Do you want to open the file now? This error is presented whenever I try to open any excel file tried. I am now asking for some help on what is the cause of this error.