The $34,465 Excel 2007 calculation bug | AccountingWEB

The $34,465 Excel 2007 calculation bug

Microsoft has confirmed the existence of a serious calculation flaw in Excel 2007 that can cause an incorrect amount to appear in a cell.


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Thin end of the wedge

RichardSchollar | | Permalink

It does rather beg the question how many more of these 'bugs' will there be? The Microsoft EULA that buyers must agree to before using the software theoretically limits compensation due to faults in the application to the initial outlay on the license, and yet, although nothing has been reported yet, the potential for far greater losses exists.