Problems with PowerPivot

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  • 16/04/2014 at 19:06 #14306

    I have experienced one problem with PowerPivot and wanted to give users some tips how to solve it.

    Troubles loading Power Pivot with recent MS Windows Update

    With recent update of Microsoft Windows, PowerPivot somehow stops loading. The solution is to remove the update or install Hot Fix. You can find more info here:

    http://blogs.technet.com/b/the_microsoft_excel_support_team_blog/archive/2013/11/12/powerpivot-for-excel-2013-errors-after-october-update-kb-2825655.aspx

    Also, make sure to do backups of you important documents when using Hot Fix.

    mm
    12/11/2014 at 18:58 #15959

    I bought a new computer (Windows 8, Office 365 Home edition), and I am not able to install PowerPivot. People from Microsoft Brasil doesn’t help, they only say that the Home Edition doesn’t run PowerPivot… do you have any tip?

    mm
    13/11/2014 at 15:01 #15962

    Mladen, I am missing some point, probably… after populate the workbook with some atual information (last week’s training), it doesn’t work properly at my computer (no PowerPivot). I then tried to open the file at another computer running Excel 2010 with PowerPivot, but it doesn’t work… It can’t initialize the database… I need help!!

    18/11/2014 at 20:15 #15970

    Hi Nelio,

    Without PowerPivot 2013 it won’t run. You will need PowerPivot and Excel 2013.

    Regards,

    Mladen

    mm
    08/03/2015 at 15:57 #16136

    Hi Mladen,
    I have problems with power pivot in excel 2010. I have power pivot instaled but when I click it appears: “initialization error data source”.

    Can you helpe me??
    Thanks!

    10/03/2015 at 19:43 #16138

    See my answer above Joan

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