non-admin users not able to use Powerpivot for Excel 2012 on Windows XP

Recently we investigated issues where non-admin users could not open Powerpivot 2012 window in Excel 2010 on Windows XP machines. When trying to open the Powerpivot window they get the following error message: “Embedded Analysis Services Engine: Could not open embedded Powerpivot data” During the investigation it turned out that the “SeIncreaseBasePriorityPrivilege” windows privilege is required for…