Upgrade PowerPivot for Excel
This topic explains how to use the newest version of PowerPivot for Excel on a computer that has an earlier version installed. To learn more about new features, see What’s New (PowerPivot for Excel).
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Using the newest features requires that you first uninstall the previous version, and then install the current version. PowerPivot for Excel cannot be upgraded using a Setup program. Furthermore, you cannot use an older and newer version of the add-in on the same computer.
In Control Panel, in Programs, click Uninstall a program. Select Microsoft SQL Server PowerPivot for Excel, and then click Uninstall.
Go to the download site that provides the installation software for the SQL Server 2012 version of the add-in and run the setup program that installs the add-in.