Export to database failed. To export a list you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible application error in SharePoint 2013

Export to database failed. To export a list you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible application error in SharePoint 2013

Recently while working in a migration project I got the error which says, Export to database failed. to export a list you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. In this post, we will discuss how to resolve the issue. The exact message comes as:

Export to database failed. To export a list, you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible application. It looks like below:

 Export to database failed. To export a list you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible application error in SharePoint 2013
Export to database failed. To export a list you must have a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible application error in SharePoint 2013

You can also read:
The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import

This workbook is larger than the maximum workbook size allowed to be opened in the browser SharePoint 2010

Redirect to a different page in SharePoint 2013 using JavaScript or jQuery

Solution:
In our scenario, we have Office 2013 was installed. After googling and installing Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 solve our problem.


Download and install Service Pack 2 for Office 2010.

Hope this will be helpful.


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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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