mapping an Excel file from the server using an Http?

I created an Excel file that I've nested on a server, but I want to make it a clickable link using an Http: address with HTML <a target="blank" href="...">Click here to download the excel</a> syntax. Is this possible, if so does anyone know how this can be done?
Christopher RedmondIT Support TechnicianAsked:
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GaryCommented:
<a href="path_to_file/excel.xls">Click here to download the excel</a>

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Christopher RedmondIT Support TechnicianAuthor Commented:
But my file is located on the D: of the server is it possible to map this using this syntax or does it need an Http: Address?
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GaryCommented:
Create a virtual directory
http://www.iis.net/configreference/system.applicationhost/sites/site/application/virtualdirectory

Actions pane > View Virtual Directories > Add Virtual Directory

Then that becomes the path in the link url.
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