After Windows updates installed on a PC and a reboot, for some reason now the Excel 2010 PowerPivot option is missing from the tab up top.

I looked over these two articles but neither helped resolve. I have reinstalled the PowerPivot software for both 32 bit and 64 bit and rebooted but it's still an issue.

I looked over these two articles and neither seem to help any.

  1. Microsoft Powerpivot button not working
  2. PowerPivot Bar is grayed out

Tried installing both these and then reboot.

  1. PowerPivot_for_Excel_amd64.msi
  2. PowerPivot_for_Excel_x86.msi

This is on a Windows 7 64 bit machine by the way and everything seems fine with everything just like other PCs. Any ideas what else I may try to resolve?

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    Check to make sure it's not disabled. File > Options > Add-Ins Nov 24, 2015 at 23:41
  • @MichaelFrank That was it exactly, please add as answer and I will accept. Thank You!!
    – GambleNerd
    Nov 24, 2015 at 23:58

1 Answer 1


Check to make sure the Add-In hasn't been disabled.

Click on File > Options > Add-Ins and check the Disabled Application Add-ins section.

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If it is disabled, you can re-enable it by clicking the dropdown by Manage: and clicking Go.

Select the add-in you want to enable and click Enable.


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