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Every time I click on a excel file I am receiving a popup message mentioning -

We're sorry. We ran into a problem completing your request

MS Word is working fine though.

I performed all the steps mentioned in the below given articles:

Am I missing anything?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

I found the solution.. This is what I did -

Navigate to Document Library -> Library Settings -> Advanced Settings -> and changed the 'Default open behavior for browser-enabled documents:' to 'Open in the client application'.

and Excel sheets worked smooth :)!

I tried the same issue on another server without enabling the excel services and all the other saga (two links mentioned in my question) and it worked fine.

I was able to check-out and check-in an excel file without any fuss. Can someone confirm this please?

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Hey Muhammedh, I was looking for answer to this also, works like a charm. Thank you for posting and sharing. –  user18922 Aug 14 '13 at 13:47
You are welcome @Zakart! –  Muhammedh Aug 26 '13 at 10:30
This solution is worked for me. thanks for sharing this tips. regards Shiva –  shiva Feb 2 at 13:57
@shiva u are welcome bro :)! –  Muhammedh Mar 31 at 9:00

save the excel file as ".xls" instead of ".xlsx"

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Don't think this is a suitable solution :(! –  Muhammedh Feb 24 '14 at 15:30

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