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MS Office 2010 & What is Protected View?
Applies to: Microsoft Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Word 2010
Files from the Internet and from other potentially unsafe locations can contain viruses, worms, or other kinds of malware, which can harm your computer. To help protect your computer, files from these potentially unsafe locations are opened in Protected View. By using Protected View, you can read a file and inspect its contents while reducing the risks that can occur.
What do you want to do?
Protected View is a read-only mode in which most editing functions have been disabled. There are several reasons why a file opens in Protected View:
Editing is not allowed.
Editing is allowed.
Note You can learn more about file validation failures in Problem detected with a file.
Important System administrators can extend the list of potentially unsafe locations to include additional folders also considered unsafe.
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How do I exit Protected View?
If you must read the file, and don't have to edit it, you can remain in Protected View. If you know the file is from a trustworthy source, and you want to edit, save, or print the file, then you can exit Protected View. After you leave Protected View, it becomes a trusted document.
Exit Protected View and edit when the yellow Message Bar appears
What is Protected View? - Excel - Microsoft Office
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|19 Jun 2010||#4|
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When will the creators of this nasty pests understand? Why are they still attacking "innocent" or ignorant users that doesn't know how to defend themselves against them? If they really hate MS and Windows, why don't they try to attack Bill directly uh? too scared to do that? Show him what you have unless you are just a bunch of yellowish with no life
I'm happy that MS implements a new barrier against this pests... I hope that someday, we (the users) will get rid of it as we have no fault on Windows being popular...
Thanks for the info JMH
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