Article ID: 827270 - View products that this article applies to.
When you close a Microsoft Excel workbook that contains DDE links, you may receive the following error message:
When you click the link to view what the error report contains, you receive an error signature that is similar to the following:
Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.
Please tell Microsoft about this problem.
We have created an error report that you can send to help us improve Microsoft Excel. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous.
To see what data this error report contains, click here.
AppName AppVer ModName ModVer Offset ------------------------------------------------------------ Excel.exe 10.0.4524.0 Excel.exe 10.0.4524.0 00448b01
Service Pack InformationThis problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/307841/ )How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack
Hotfix InformationTo resolve this problem, obtain and install the fix that is appropriate for your version of Excel.
For additional information about how to obtain the fix for Microsoft Excel 2002, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
827134For additional information about how to obtain the fix for Microsoft Excel 2000, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/827134/ )Availability of the Excel 2002 Post-Service Pack 2 Hotfix Package: August 22, 2003
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/825812/ )Availability of the Excel 2000 Post-Service Pack 3 Hotfix Package: August 9, 2003
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.
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Article ID: 827270 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 3.0