Knowledge base KB0015

A network login request pops up

Problem

When working with think-cell in PowerPoint suddenly a network login request pops up.

Solution

This problem is caused by Microsoft Excel which requires a login if your default printer is set to a network printer. The think-cell datasheet is based on Microsoft Excel. Consequently, the network login can be shown when working with think-cell in PowerPoint.

  • You may cancel the network login prompt without any side effects (except that you cannot use network services, obviously).
  • To avoid being prompted with the network login again, set your default printer to a printer that is not on the network.

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