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Unable to open statement: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (1x80004004)

Clicking the Create New Report button in the Welcome to the Intuit Statement Writer Or  Welcome to the Quickbooks Statement Writer window displays a message that starts with:
 
Unable to open statement: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (1x80004004)...
 
 
 
Excel opens but it is behind the Fatal Error message. Clicking OK closes Excel.
How to fix it
In the Excel Options, open the Trust Center Settings for Add-ins and uncheck the box for Require Application Add-ins to be signed by Trusted Publisher.
  1. At the top left corner of the Excel window, click the Microsoft Logo/Start button.
  2. In the lower right of the menu, click the Excel Options button. 
  3. From the Excel Options window select Trust Center from the list on the left.
  4. Click the Trust Center Settings button.
  5. In the Trust Center window, choose Add-ins from the list on the left.
  6. Click to clear the Require Application Add-ins to be signed by Trusted Publisher.
  7. Click OK to get back to Excel. Click OK again to close Excel.
  8. Open Intuit Statement Writer and Create New Report.
KB ID# SLN43409
12/4/2016 6:25:58 PM
PPRDQSSWS404 9138 Pro 2017 7e6a68