When attempting to exporting a list I get the error message -

"Export to Database Failed. To export a list you must have a MS SharePoint Foundation compatible application."

Note we have SharePoint 2013 and MS Office 2010. If I click on export to Excel I have no issues.

I was told that the reason this occurs is because I do not have MS Access 2013, but to me that makes no sense. If I can export a list to Excel and we have Office 2010 which includes MS Access 2010 and MS Excel 2010 why do I get this error message?

What is my resolution.

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Did you tried it in IE. sometime other browser doesn't support this functionality. If issue happens with all browsers then check this article.

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