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Excel 2007, Error Msg : "This action was canceled due to restrictions on this computer. Contact your system administrator."

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When i execute hyperlinks on excel (for example i have one cell with a hyperlink to open a pdf file from a specific path) i get the following error :

"This action was canceled due to restrictions on this computer. Contact your system administrator."

Any help ?
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It is a security breach so you are getting this warning. Try the following method to avoid this.
1. Always put the contents(files which you are hyperlinking) and the excel file (where u r linking the other files) in a same folder.
2. Now hyperlink and see. Better try this at your D drive where most likely no security is implemented.
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by:ctriada
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Dear suvmitra,
it works what you said. Before i test your solution i have made the windows update which found about 30 updates with security subject. Perhaps this solve the problem.
Anyway thanks for your help.
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Glad to see this is now solved :)
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