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Security Warning in EXCEL - Automatic update of links has been disabled

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EXCEL WarningMacro Settings
Hi,
  I have an EXCEL 2010 file that displays a warning like seen above when I open it.
  It does not have any macros nor it is linked to any sheet or any other excel file.
   
 Can you help?
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This is not a Macro warning so the trust centre setting is not relevant.

On the DATA tab look at 'connections' and 'edit links' to see if there is an embedded query or link

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Existing ConnectionsThis is what comes up when I go to Data tab and click "Existing Connections".
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Link Warning Edit Links 1Edit Links 2This time I tried to open in EXCEL 2003 (Office 2007 compatibility installed) and got the warning message "This workbooks contains links to other data sources. When I clicked [Update], then I got another warning popup window "This workbooks contains one or more links that cannot be updated.". When I clicked [Edit Links], I saw "Edit Links" windows with different file name located off C:\Company Shared Folders\xxx\xxx\Week3.
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Glad you got it resolved, if you can recreate the problem (I only have 2013) I would file a bug reports with MS - it looks like there is a potential for some linked data to be missed in compatibility mode

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