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Send to Excel not working

I wasn't able to get the Send to Excel functionality working when my QVW application was being served. I am using server version 9.0.7320.7. The problem was when the client was using Internet Explorer V 6.0 via AJAX.

I realized when the new window was popped out, the server name was being truncated. The old server name was 17 characters and the last two were being truncated off. I tried renaming the server (14 characters this time), unistalling Qlikview, deleting the C:\ProgramData\Qliktech folder and re-installing Qlikview but ended up getting the same error.

I was able to fix it by going into the registry and searching for the old servername and sure enough found it in a few places. The offending registry setting was

\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\QlikTech\QlikViewServer\Settings 7\ServerTempURL

I realize now I could have gone into the registry and just changed this instead of the server rename and Qlikview re-install. I saw a few other references to the old server name as well.

I hope this helps someone since I originally struggled with it for a while.


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