Error on creating Local Link in Contributor web: org.apache,poi.hssf.OldExcelFormatException: The supplied spreadsheet seems to be Excel 5.0/7.0 (BIFFS) format. POI only supports BIFFE format (from Excel versions 97/2000/xp/2003)................Excelwor

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Problem(Abstract)

Error on creating Local Link in Contributor web: org.apache,poi.hssf.OldExcelFormatException: The supplied spreadsheet seems to be Excel 5.0/7.0 (BIFFS) format. POI only supports BIFFE format (from Excel versions 97/2000/xp/2003)................Excelworkbook.java:27.

Cause

8.4 Web client software was not removed prior to 10.1.1 web client install

Resolving the problem

Remove the 8.4 Web client software prior to installing the 10.1.1 web client software. Be sure to remove all 8.4 registry keys and folders.

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More support for:

Cognos Planning
Contributor

Software version:

10.1, 10.1.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1650908

Modified date:

2013-09-24

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