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SAPgui reinstallation 640 with BI Add-on (due to upgrade to Bi 7.0 )

We are currently upgrading from BW 3.5 to BI 7.0. Due to this we have to reinstall the SAPgui, this time with the feature "BI Add-On" ticked.

We had no problem with most of the clients where this reinstallation was performed.

But on very few clients we get the following error message after SAPgui reinstallation when the Analyzer (= the BI 7.0 successor of the BEx) is called:

BExAddin

Error: External component has thrown an exception.

at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.LateBinding.LateGet(Object o, Type objType, String name, Object[] args, String[] paramnames, Boolean[] CopyBack)

at com.sap.bi.et.analyzer.addin.BExConnect.get_AddinInstalled()

at com.sap.bi.et.analyzer.addin.BExConnect.SetExcel(Object iExcel)

This error message does not help me very much because it is extremely unspecific...

I hope somebody can help me

Regards

Heike

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Solved.

Problem was caused by local firewall on the notebook where the SAPGui should be reinstalled.

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