I didn't know how many users there are on the computer, and if you were having problems with one user or all users. If Excel is closed and I go to a network share to open a spread sheet, I get the dreaded There was a problem sending the command to the program still. It should fix the There was a problem sending the command to the program error completely. When Office 2007 applications I have tested with Word and Excel are configured to use the wzofc. I would think you could choose extensions. Method 6: Disable hardware acceleration To work around this problem, disable hardware acceleration until a fix is released by your video card manufacturer.
Create a new discussion If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. We get this error because we have excel open in separate isntances each time a file is double-clicked. If are also getting such error while opening Excel files Only i. I appreciate all the updates to the issue I also read below. Nothing if i right click in the dialog area, Move or Close if I right click in the title. Anita Hi Ryan, How is everything going? Fix using Registry Editor You might have noticed that even after uninstalling the software, some files still remain on the installation directory. It only happened when trying to open Excel files outside of Excel.
How can I fix this? However, I have not used it in at least a couple of years and have reformatted since I had last used it so it shouldn't be related to our issue. These worked for a bit, maybe a day at most. The full error reads: There was a problem sending the command to the program. I keep getting the following error when I open several Excel files There was a problem sending the command to the program. I was wondering if any gurus here have encountered this problem. That's it, no pull down list or other informaiton in the dialog.
Going to try disabling addins next. Wondering if it's time to exclude Excel and focus on permissions here? I get this message all the time now. We suggest you post your issue on the if you need further help. I think I see the problem now. Having the box checked or unchecked appears to have no effect on anything for me. If I don't catch it, we get that error. Every comment is strictly moderated before approving it.
I think you are both about beat our heads in with a hammer on this one. Word works fine and Excel can open stuff when it's opened first and then you open from within Excel. I can click on Excel while the dialog is open. All other Micro Office programs seems to be functioning properly. Right now the older version of excel is the default or no program is being used as the default.
Method 7: Verify or install the latest updates You may have to set Windows Update to automatically download and install recommended updates. Method 2: If the above solution did not work for you, then follow this There was a Problem Sending the Command to the Program Word method. Before trying below steps make sure to update your graphics card drivers to the latest version available. I would assume if you installed two versions of excel you can use one for xls and the other for xlsx. For more information about Office updates, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: More Information There are many possible reasons that might lead to this error. Now we're considering move this thread Off-topic.
Basically during the required hidden installation to the users it appeared that this error occurred when the two users still had office programs still open so the files overwrote the 2010 version and caused this error. However, at times, there are many issues when you try to open the Microsoft Excel file. Last month, my office files got corrupted due to virus. Tried running as Administrator and without administrator options. Hi All, I have the same problem as people above.
They will open in the same instance. If you delete it, it will be recreated when you open Word again the next time. Give us a like and share. Repeat this process by checking different Add-In each time until the problem There was a problem sending the Command to the program is resolved. This can be repeated by several other users.
The Interop has to be the same version as the office installation using the same mode 32 or 64. Open the Windows registry editor regedit32. Then go to the Compatibility tab and make sure the Run program as administrator box is not checked. This error is presented whenever I try to open any excel file tried. I click ok, double-click the Excel file a second time, and it works fine. Every time an update for Office comes down it resets that key. For a normal user or business operator, Microsoft Excel plays a huge role in the management and stock entries.
I was using 2007 before that; again everything worked fine. And the error dialog is explorer. It asks if you want to install for just one user or all users. I ended up tabling the problem and having the user open Excel first and it opens fast and leaving it active in the running programs windows and then if he opens the links they are fast to open. That was very critical situation for me. Step 4: As soon as the scanning process completes, you can view your corrupt files.