Custom Export Script returns an error: ActiveX component can't create object: 'Excel.Application'


Custom Export Script to Excel throws an error:
ActiveX component can't create object: 'Excel.Application'


The issue may be related to the insufficient permissions for Excel of the user account that runs the Processing Station.


  1. Open the Run dialog by pressing the Win+R.
  2. Type dcomcnfg and press Enter to open Component Services.
  3. Go to Component Services > Computers > My Computer > DCOM Config.
  4. Find the Microsoft Excel Application in the list.
  5. Right-click on the Microsoft Excel Application and select Properties.
  6. Go to the Identity tab.
  7. Select the This user option and provide a user under which Excel is installed and registered.
  8. Click OK to confirm the changes.

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