Edit Document requires a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation compatible application and web browser

If  you are getting an error below while editing the documents in SharePoint and Office 365 Please follow the suggested workaround.

Error 1 –  trying to edit the excel document from browser


Error 2 –  Editing document from ECB menu.


Workaround – to fix the above issue

  1. Go to run  -Open RegEdit – go to the bellow location – HKLM\Software\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Virtualization\ProcessesUsingVirtualComponents 

Modify the ProcessesUsingVirtualComponents remove the below registry entries

%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

restart your browser and try again !!

Cheers !!


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