There was a problem sending the command to the program – Microsoft Excel

If you are getting the error “there was a problem sending the command to the program” while opening any file in Microsoft Excel, then don’t get upset or think to uninstall Office and re install it. Here i am sharing a very simple solution to this error.

there was a problem sending the command to the program

there was a problem sending the command to the program

For Microsoft Excel 2010 and 2013:

1.       Click the File tab, and then click Options.

2.       Click Advanced, scroll down to the General section, and then clear the Ignore other applications that use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) check box in the General area.

3.       Click OK.

For Microsoft Excel 2007:

1.       Click the Microsoft Office Button,and then click Excel Options.

2.       Click Advanced, and then clear the Ignore other applications that use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) checkbox in the General area.

3.       Click OK.

For Microsoft Excel 2003:

1.       Onthe  Tools  menu, click  Options.

2.       Clickthe General  tab.

3.       Clear the  Ignore other applications that use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) checkbox, and then click OK.

there was a problem sending the command to the program

there was a problem sending the command to the program

Sana Beginner Programmer Asked on March 15, 2014 in General Question.
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