Error "UNABLE TO CREATE SPECIFIED ACTIVEX CONTROL" While Connecting to Financial Management Data Source in Excel SmartView (Doc ID 1262584.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version: 11.1.1.3.00 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


The following error message is received on one user's computer, using Excel 2007: "Unable to create specified ActiveX control" while trying to connect to a Financial Management application and .
- click Data Source Manager or Active Connections (menu items) OR
- click the Connections tab (error message occurs before getting the login window)


Cause

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