An unhandled exception occurs when you reopen a saved workbook that contains MDS entities in SQL Server 2016

Assume that you use the Master Data Services Add-in for Microsoft Excel to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services. You open one or more MDS entities, and then you save and close the workbook. In this situation, when you reopen the workbook, you receive an exception that resembles the following:
Exception from HRESULT : 0x800A03EC

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Article ID: 3170061 - Last Review: 07/26/2016 00:56:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard

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