Excel file is not distributed with Excel 2003 or 2007 on Windows 2008

  • 7010590
  • 08-Aug-2012
  • 20-Nov-2013


NetIQ Secure Configuration Manager 5.8.2


When trying to distribute an Excel file, it does not create the file and the  process in Task Manager shows  CPU usage as 00.


Run DCOMCNFG.exe and navigate to Component Services>Computers>My Computer
Right click My Computer and click Properties
Open the COM Security tab. Add your account for everyone of the buttons listed ('Edit Limits...' and 'Edit Default...' buttons under 'Access Permission' & 'Launch and Activate Permissions'). Give your account all access options. Click Apply then OK.
While still in DCOMCNFG expand the My Computer link and open the DCOM Config folder.
Right click on Microsoft Excel Application and select Properties
Under the Security tab choose the Customize option for Launch and Activation Permissions and Configuration Permissions For both click the Edit...button. Give your account access to everything.
While still in the Properties for Microsoft Excel Application go to the Identity tab.
Select the The Interactive User option.
Click Apply then OK.
Restart your computer.