Outlook 2007 excel previewer opens excel in a separate window

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Hi all have an annoying issue with outlook 2007 and the excel previewer, it opens a separate excel window when previewing an excel spreadsheet, running office 2007 SP2 on Win7 RTM it also happens on Windows XP
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You can run the utility found here

http://blogs.msdn.com/toub/archive/2006/12/14/preview-handler-association-editor.aspx

To ensure that the excel files you are previewing are still associated to the preview handler if not you should see an extension listed without a checkbox.  Check the box to associate it.  If that doesn't work then check and see if you have any macros in your personal workbook.  I have heard of this causing problems before, just delete them and restart outlook.

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