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Microsoft Access cannot open this file.

Just upgraded (reluctantly) from IE 7 to IE 8, and now I can't open a Microsoft Access database that I was able to get to before (on IE 7).  This datasbase is located on another PC on our interoffice (peer-to-peer) network.  The message is "Microsoft Access cannot open this file. The file is located outside your intranet or on an untrusted site.  Microsoft Access will not open the file due to potential security problems.  To open the file, copy it to your machine or an accessible network location."  I ran into this same problem when I upgrade from IE 6 to IE7 but I can't remember how I fixed it.
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jppintoCommented:
This is probably due to the Security settings of this new version of IE. Try changing the Internet Option-Security settings to see if it allows you to open the Access database without saving it to the disk.

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easybillAuthor Commented:
Can you be more specific?  Which settings should I change?
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jppintoCommented:
Try changing the security level from Medium-High to Medium
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easybillAuthor Commented:
Had already tried that, no change.
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easybillAuthor Commented:
This fixed it:  tools -> internet options -> security -> local intranet -> click on the 'sites' button, remove the check next to 'Automatically detect intranet network' and DO NOT remove the checks in sub-items
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jppintoCommented:
I was almost there (Internet Options-Security). I was just getting to the Local Intranet part...
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easybillAuthor Commented:
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