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Microsoft Excel 2013 is not present error occurs



An automation is created with Robotic Automation Studio 8.0.2031 on a system.
Error occurs in the Automation when opening the same Automation on a different system which has the same Robotics Studio version installed.

Error Messages

Microsoft Excel 2013 is not present

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a project with MS Office 2016 Dynamic Link Library (DLL).
  2. Open the same project on a different system.

Root Cause

The issue occurred due to the MS Office 2013 DLLs present in the current system.


Perform the following local-change:
  1. Copy the MS Office 2016 DLLs from the Office 2016 folder.
  2. Paste the DLLs outside the folder.

Published December 2, 2021

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