# Excel 2016 No model found, or XmlaClient error

If you are using Excel 2016 Power Update needs to use a different set of libraries to connect to your Excel Data Model. Normally Power Update sets this automatically, but in some cases it fails to do so due to lack of permissions, or multiple Excel versions previously installed.

In this case you’ll need to copy the contents of C:\Program Files\PowerPlanner\Power Update\xl2016 to C:\Program Files\PowerPlanner\Power Update (back up the files to an C:\Program Files\PowerPlanner\Power Update\xl2013 folder before overwriting them).

In some cases installing these Microsoft components also resolve the issue:
Updated: 02 Jun 2017 05:03 AM