Upgrading PowerPivot Excel Add-in


Here are the steps visually:

upgrade powerpivot excelHere are the detailed steps:

Uninstall existing version:

  1. Navigate to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Uninstall a program
  2. Locate the PowerPivot add-in installed on your machineun install power pivot excel
  3. Uninstall this program

Install new version:

1. Search for “PowerPivot download”. As of now, the URL is: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29074

2. Download the add-in

Now, how do select 32 – bit vs. 64 – bit? While 64-bit is recommended, you should have the 64-bit office to do that. Either case the version of the office installed should match the version of the PowerPivot installed. So how do you check that?

Excel > File > Help

power pivot 32 64 bit excel3. Since I’ve 64 bit office, I’ll install the 64-bit version of PowerPivot. For that to happen, I downloaded the 64-bit version of PowerPivot.

4. And installed it.

Install download power pivot excel

That’s about it for this post. you can also double-check the version of the installed version of the PowerPivot: How to check the installed version of PowerPivot and what’s the latest version?

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