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Error: The server threw an exception. in desktop

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KSSV on 22 Jun 2016
Commented: Habtamu Abraham on 5 Aug 2020
When I was trying to read xlsx file using xlsread, I got the following error.
Error using xlsread (line 247)
Error: The server threw an exception.
Error in UpdatePosition (line 7)
data = xlsread('myfile.xlsx') ;
I am using xlsread in Desktop. I browsed for the above said error. I got the following link:
The above link shows an error in laptop, where as the present error is in desktop. After checking the addon's of excel, I got the solution. I thought to share a fix for this, so that the other people who get this error can be benefited.

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KSSV on 22 Jun 2016
Open excel> office button>excel options>add ins>Manage>COM Add-inns>Go>uncheck the addins there.
After the above fix, xlsread worked fine for me.

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