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Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Word cannot obtain the data from the Excel.Sheet.12 link.
When you upgrade the 2007 Office system to Office 2010, the AliasedDMToMetafilePlus registry is retained. If the registry is set to 1, this issue will occur in Office 2010.
To resolve this issue, apply the following update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2584059/ )Description of the Office 2010 hotfix package (Oart-x-none.msp, Oartconv-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 2553088 - Last Review: February 8, 2012 - Revision: 5.0