KB2752087 breaks PowerView in Microsoft Excel 2013

It seems like the auto update KB2752087 breaks power pivot and produces the following error "We couldn't get data from the Data Model. Here's the error message we got: Invalid pointer array". After this update installed you are no longer able to view PowerView sheets in your workbook.

This problem has been discussed in this old support blog post that dealt with the same error in 2013. 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/the_microsoft_excel_support_team_blog/archive/2013/11/12/powerpivot-for-excel-2013-errors-after-october-update-kb-2825655.aspx

Who can I contact to update the blog post or create a new blog post with a fix? It seems like quite a few people are suffering from the problem.

 

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Last updated August 18, 2019 Views 2,967 Applies to:
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Hi,

Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Office Community.

I'd like to ask a question before we proceed:

Did you install 
the hotfix mentioned in the blog link which you provided? If no, I suggest you to try the same and verify the result.

*** UPDATE : Hotfix Available ***
To resolve this issue, you can request a hotfix from the link below.

http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2837666&kbln=en-us

If issue still persists, I kindly request you to post this query in following TechNet forums for further assistance:

http://blogs.technet.com/
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/excel/threads

If you have any questions related to Office products, you can always reply and I’ll be happy to assist you.

Thank you.

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