“Office Xp application” error while installing or upgrading to Xcelsius 2008

Issue: While installing or Upgrading to Xcelsius 2008, the installation halts at the beginning with the follwing error message:

Reason: Xcelsius 2008 requires MS Office XP or higer edition to install and run. This is one of the system requirements.

Resolution: Check the MS Office version on your machine. If its Office 2002 or lower, upgrade to Office Xp or higher edition.

Although Xcelsius 4.5 worked fine with your current configuration, there is no guarantee that the same configuration works with Xcelsius 2008. The system requirements for Xcelsius 2008 is different. The major one being MS Office edition. Below table shows the system requirements for both Xcelsius 2008 and Xcelsius 4.5.

If the issue still persists. Please contact Business Objects Support. You can also search the Business Objects Board or the Diamond Community