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Nothing Happens When You Try to Use the Export to Microsoft Excel Command in Internet Explorer
You expect the Web page to be exported to Excel when you click Export to Microsoft Excel. You do not expect the Export to Microsoft Excel menu command to appear if Excel is not installed.
|•||You remove Excel.
Note The Export to Microsoft Excel command still remains when you right-click a Web page.
|•||You remove Excel and then reinstall Excel in a new location on the computer.|
|•||Remove Excel and then reinstall it in its original location.
|•||Edit the Windows registry to remove the command from the Internet Explorer shortcut menu or to direct the command on the Internet Explorer shortcut menu to the current location of Excel.|
To edit the Windows registry key, follow these steps:
|1.||Close all running programs on the computer.|
|2.||Click Start, and then click Run.|
|3.||In the Open box, type Regedit, and then click OK.|
|4.||Expand the following subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\Export to Microsoft Excel
|5.||On the Registry menu, click Export Registry File.
Notice that the Export Registry File dialog box appears.
|6.||In the File name box, type "C:\Export to Excel" (with the quotation marks), and then click Save.|
|7.||Remove or edit the Export to Microsoft Excel command as shown in the following steps:
To Remove the Export to Microsoft Excel Command
To Edit the Export to Microsoft Excel Command
|8.||On the Registry menu, click Exit.|
|9.||Restart the computer.|
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