Most of our clients were having issue while opening the Excel files from their SharePoint sites using Excel web access webpart after an upgrade from MOSS 2007
to SharePoint 2010
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- Adding the URL in trusted file location.
- Change the settings to open the document with client application form document library
After some investigation we found this Blog from the technet , which talks about the same problem:
- Rebooting the server will remedy this, but that is not realistic.
- You can run IISReset /noforce that too should remedy the issue.
- To avoid a complete IISReset, you can manually recycle the Application Pool Running Excel Services. (Please check the blog for additional info)