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Excel hyperlinks opening in Internet Explorer

Hello all.  I have a spreadsheet with many links to pictures within the same folder.  When I click on the link, the photo opens in Internet Explorer.  Not the preferred viewer, but works.  Anyways, I copied all the files to a CD, and sent it to a coworker.  When they open the excel sheet, Internet Explorer opens up, but only opens the About Blank page.  What is the issue here?  Is it something with the links?  I played the CD on my computer and it worked fine?  

Thanks,

Mike
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tmss_it_deptAuthor Commented:
Also, any way to get it to open in Photo Gallery or Photo and Fax viewer?

Mike
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tmss_it_deptAuthor Commented:
Just found out that both machines have IE8, just one machine is XP and the other is Windows 7, so I am thinking it is a Win7 thing.

Mike
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Robberbaron (robr)Commented:
I dont believe so.

The "link" is actually a hyperlink. (you can have links to other workbooks.)

Thats how you inserted them, and they will open in your default browser. (Firefox on my box)
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tmss_it_deptAuthor Commented:
Funny thing is if I copy files to desktop or even a thumb drive, then it works fine. Seems to only do it on CD. I remember a setting on IE7 about Active Content from a CD, but couldn't find anything like that in IE8.
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Robberbaron (robr)Commented:

I was more responding to your query about openning in other than default browser.

there is the 2 options for IE8, just as for IE7.
 ie8 security options,
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