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Initialization of the data source failed in Excel 2007 from As 2008R2

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Environment: Win server 2003 , Office2007, SQL Server2003, PowerPivot for Excel

All the user do have access to connect the cube. am the admin user and i get the same error message.

"Initialization of the data source failed. Check the database or contact your database administrator. Make sure the external database is avaliable, and then try to operation again.

I have tried deleteing the data source and creating a new one.

Can any one help with this there are other fourms on this but i can't see a answer for it.


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