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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
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You try to open the same Microsoft Excel worksheet on different computers. However, you cannot open the Excel worksheet on some computers.
This issue occurs when the path for the EnterpriseReportingXP.xla file is not the same on all computers.
In Enterprise Reporting, the default installation path has changed from C:\Program Files\Great Plains\Enterprise Reporting to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Business Solutions\Enterprise Reporting. Therefore, many computers that use an upgraded Excel Add-in installation use the old path. New installations of the Excel Add-in use the new path.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
The registry setting is not automatically changed if you change the path for the Excel Add-in that is already installed. Therefore, you must manually change the registry setting after you have changed the installation path.