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Consider the following scenario:
PowerPivot for Excel Setup
Setup is missing prerequisites:
This add-in requires Excel 2010. If you have 32-bit Excel, you must install the
32-bit version of the add-in. If not, you must install the 64-bit version.
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This issue occurs because Office Click-to-Run 2010 is installed within the virtual application space that is created by the Microsoft Click-to-Run technology. Therefore, the Setup program for PowerPivot for Excel cannot locate an installation of Microsoft Excel 2010.
To resolve this issue, you have to install the .msi-based installation of Microsoft Office 2010 or of Microsoft Excel 2010.
To do this, uninstall Microsoft Office Click-to-Run 2010. Then, install Microsoft Office 2010 or Microsoft Excel 2010 from an installation DVD or from another installation point.
To determine whether you are running a Microsoft Office Click-to-Run 2010 installation, click the File tab, and then click Help. If there is a Click-to-Run Product Updates section, then you are running a Click-to-Run installation.
To uninstall the Microsoft Office Click-to-Run 2010 installation, follow these steps:
For more information about how to install PowerPivot for Excel, see the following topic on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:
How to: Install PowerPivot for Excel
Article ID: 982765 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 2.0