Issue: While installing Maple Design of Experiments toolbox, an error of the form
“The following Microsoft Office solution cannot be installed due to a general installer error…”
The error is related to corrupted Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime; to resolve the issue please follow these steps and let me know if it could resolve the issue:
- Navigate to the Control Panel and search for Uninstall Programs or Add or Remove Programs.
- In the list of installed programs, find Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime and click Repair. Wait for the repair to complete, then attempt to install the Maple Design of Experiments Excel add-in (located in the Maple DesignOfExperiments/DesignExplorer toolbox installation folder) again. If you can't locate this program or if repair is disabled, proceed to the next step.
- If Tools for Office Runtime is not in the list of installed programs or there is no option to repair, download and install [Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office|https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48217].
- Re-install the MapleDOE Excel add-in.