Palisades Decision Tools Software: Compile Error February 03, 2017 15:27 Compile error in hidden module If you receive a "Compile error in hidden module" message when attempting assignments in Excel using the Palisades software, its because of a Excel compatibility issue. To fix this try the following: If you are using an older version of Excel, example Excel 2007: 1. Log into your Office 365 Athens State account. 2. Install Office 2016 through your student email account. How to install Office 365. 3. Uninstall all Palisade Decision Tools software (because its associated with the wrong version of excel on your computer. 4. Reboot your computer 5. Find the Palisade Decision Tools installation package (on your desktop) and reinstall. NOTE: Do not re-download the software. Use the original install packet that you downloaded the first time to re-install software. If you don't it may cause an installation and upload error. 6. After install is complete, follow the final prompts to activate software. 7. Open Excel 2016 and start a new worksheet. 8. Open "Stat Tools" from its desktop icon and the software will automatically "add-in" itself to Excel 2016.