Thursday, 12 December 2013

There was a problem sending the command to the program Excel 2013 Error.

Problem:
There was a problem sending the command to the program Excel 2013 Error.

Solution:

There could be different reasons for this error to appear in office 2013 applications after upgrading from the old office versions.

Fix it:


1.Open RUN window(Windows Key + R).

2.Type Regedit and press enter key.

3. Click on file and Export a back of registry on desktop.

4. Navigate Hey_Classes_Root\Key\Excel.openspredsheet.12\shell\open\command

5. Change the key value: EXCEL.EXE /dde < to > EXCEL.EXE /e "%1".

6.Save it by pressing F5 key from keyboard.

7. Try to open your excel documents.

Note: If after changing the above registry value did not resolve the issue.You can try to changing the same value for all other excel key hives in registry.

You can also try doing this.

1.Click the File tab, and then click Options.

2.Click Advanced, scroll down to the General section, and then clear the Ignore other applications that use

3.Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) check box in the General area.

4.Click OK.