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Date:   Wed, 10 Mar 2010 08:58:35 -0600
Reply-To:   Kevin Myers <KevinMyers@AUSTIN.RR.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Kevin Myers <KevinMyers@AUSTIN.RR.COM>
Subject:   Re: Urgently need help -reading excel data using dde
Comments:   To: Kanagasabai Nadarajah <NADARKA@AUBURN.EDU>
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Try disabling or removing the anti-virus software on this machine and see if that helps.

s/KAM

----- Original Message ----- From: "Kanagasabai Nadarajah" <NADARKA@AUBURN.EDU> To: <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 08:34 Subject: Urgently need help -reading excel data using dde

> SAS/PC-Window Microsoft Experts, > > This problem is very much associated with my PC desktop where in the > past I had many Excel data files that I read through DDE and carry out > my analyses. Over the past two days, I have been trying to run the exact > program codes I had with me but the computer just sits there " Data Step > running" message nothing happens. I have to force to shout down SAS. > > When I tried to run the same program codes and Excel files, on my > Laptop as well as a few other machines in my Department they run fine. I > have no clue as what is happening!. As a last resort, last night I > removed my SAS program and re-installed the SAS, still I could not get > it run. All other SAS program codes are running fine except for the > "reading of the excel file" through DDE . I don't get any error, except > what I see on the screen, I can't see the log file. > > Could some one please give me some diagnostic tips to check for. > > Appreciate all the help. > > Nada > > > > Nada K. Nadarajah, PhD > Senior Research Fellow > Dept. of Animal Sciences. > Auburn University. > Auburn, AL 36849-5415 > Tel: 334-844-1502 > Fax: 334-844-1519 > URL: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/ansc/staff/nada.html >


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