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2853694 - Error "Unable to get the Open property of the Workbooks class" in BW Precalculation


SAP BW Precalculation failed.

Precalculation Server log "BExPrecalcLog.txt" ends with entry like following:

-> Trying to open "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\SAP Shared\BW\BExAnalyzer.xla"
-> Enter semaphore for BExAnalyzer addin
-> BExExcelPrecDll.ExcelApp: CreateObject for Excel.Application called.  

Broadcasting Log in transaction RSRD_LOG shows:

Untreated exception on the precalculation server
System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800 0A03EC): Unable to get the Open property of the Wo
kbooks class
   at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.LateB Binding.LateGet(Object o, Type objType,
, Object[] args, String[] paramnames, Boolean[] Co
   at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.NewLa ateBinding.LateGet(Object Instance, Typ
ng MemberName, Object[] Arguments, String[] Argument

The precalculation works in Console Mode.



  • SAP Netweaver BW Release Independent
  • SAP BW Precalculation Release Independent


SAP NetWeaver all versions


Precalculation, Unable to get the Open property of the Workbooks class , KBA , BW-BEX-ET-BC-PREC , Precalculation Server / Export of Workbooks , How To

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