Internet Explorer, WinWord and -Embedding

When you launch a word document through Internet Explorer, IE downloads the document to a temporary location and then executes it using the -Embedding switch (see screenshot).

Embedding Switch
According to Microsoft, this switch suppresses the autoexec of macros, and also affects how templates should operate.

Does anybody know if it's possible to make it so that IE or WinWord does not invoke this switch when opening downloaded documents?

What I've already tried:

Placing the location of the documents in trusted sites
Setting Trusted Sites level to Low
Placing the location of the documents in intranet sites
Setting Intranet Sites level to low

Using a different browser is not an option.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
You have to save the file and then open it.. it is going into your internet temp directory which is a sandboxed directory.

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You should be able to change your preferences to prompt you before you download files and then Save As.
LesterClaytonAuthor Commented:
I've found a lot more information here:

It states: "There is some configuration that system administrators can perform that will avoid unnecessary sandboxing of documents if they are from a source established as trustworthy."

The documents reside on a network share, and what I really want to achieve is that IE does not download the documents at all, but opens it directly from the network share.  Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be possible.
LesterClaytonAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the comment about being sandboxed.
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