How to force Excel attachments to open in safe mode when opened via Outlook or called from other apps
Posted on 2007-11-24
I need to prevent Excel from opening in normal mode and want to open that in safe mode always. I can use the startup switch /s when I run excel.exe directly but how do I make excel alway open in safe mode even when called from outlook when I open excel attachment. Currently when I open excel attachment from outlook, it opens in normal mode. I tried making registry changes to append /e /s to class_root hives wherever excel.exe appears, but it still doesn't open in safe mode.
any help is much appreciated.
many thanks in advance