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1327007 - Xcelsius 2008 'Could not load Component Library' error message


Upon launch of Xcelsius 2008 we get the following error message:

"Could not load Component Library"

Reproducing the Issue

  • Install  Xcelsius 2008
  • Launch Xcelsius 2008


Environment:  Xcelsius 2008 (any version)


The issue specifically involves some sort of Flash Player ActiveX confliction.


  1. If Xcelsius is running, shut it down. 
  2. Launch your default web browser (IE is preferred) and paste the following link to completely uninstall the Flash Player:
  3. Next, re-install the Flash Player ActiveX by download/installling from Adobe's website/home page:
  4. Re-launch Xcelsius 2008


Xcelsiuserror messagelaunchComponent Library , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008