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  Asked By: Harley    Date: Sep 28    Category: MOSS    Views: 9645

I have a small farm that is configured with SharePoint 2007. Within
the farm there is one App Server; 2 front end servers; a SQL 2005
server and an Index server. I have the Excel Calculation Services
configured to run on the Index server. I have an Excel Web Access
webpart on one of the pages on the Appserver front end. I have the
trusted locations setup to point to a document library and I have the
Excel Web Access webpart pointing to an excel book in that location,
however, I always receive this error "Unable to load workbook". Any
thoughts anyone?



7 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Cory Brooks     Answered On: Sep 28

Did you add the location of the excel  file to the trusted file

If so, I would try restarting the service.

Answer #2    Answered By: Ruth George     Answered On: Sep 28

Yes I have tried to add just the document
library path to the trusted file locations and then I added the document
library path and the file name to the trusted file locations --- and I did
restart the service - but nothing has helped. I still receive the same

Answer #3    Answered By: Peter Peterson     Answered On: Sep 28

If it is in a document library, what happens when you try to view it
from the properties drop-down? I usually try to get it working there
first. Someone sent me this nifty link earlier in the week.


Answer #4    Answered By: Kalyan Pujari     Answered On: Sep 28

I can select any book.xml from the document library and view the file
fine. However, because I have Excel installed on my desktop the document is
displayed within the Excel client.

Answer #5    Answered By: Isidro Berger     Answered On: Sep 28

I tried the tool against the file and I get the following error: IRM
permissions issue. Any idea what this may be?

Answer #6    Answered By: Schuyler Le     Answered On: Sep 28

Appears the spreadsheet was authored in an environment with a Rights
Management Server enabled. Is this configured  in Central Administration?

If not, it is file level and I don't know how to fix it, sorry.

Answer #7    Answered By: Kristina Cox     Answered On: Sep 28

If you select 'View in Web Browser' in the document drop down, it
should not open in Excel. If that is missing, then you might have
another problem.

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