Excel 2010: Launching from Browser

Hi Experts -

    I am running MSIE 8 and for some reason it will not allow me to launch right into an Excel instance from SharePoint.  I've done it before.  I'd simply click on the Excel file within SharePoint and it would open right into Excel, allowing me to save my changes right to the server.  Now, I have to save the Excel file to my local drive, then upload it back to SharePoint at the end of the day.  Is there a browser setting of some sort I can adjust that will allow me to launch right into Excel when clicking on an Excel file in SharePoint?  Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Hello itmevic,

Try turning off the protected view options in the trust center menu. It worked for me
Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
There are document library settings that can be configured to set the behavior of how a file opens. Check under advance settings of the document library.

Hope that helps
itsmevicAuthor Commented:
Hey Guys, thanks for both responses.

Roblesad - Can you direct me where that is at?

SneekCo - Can you direct me where that is at in SharePoint?

Thank you both!
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Hello itsmevic,

It is in "Archive" menu in excel.

Archive -> Options -> Trust center -> configuration -> Protected view
itsmevicAuthor Commented:
I will give it a shot.   Thank you.
itsmevicAuthor Commented:
Ah, I figured out what was going on.  For some reason SharePoint is not agreeing with my MSIE 64-bit browser.  It works like a charm with the MSIE 32-bit browser.
Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Yup - SharePoint should always be used with 32bit MSIE.

Glad you found the problem!

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Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Thanks, glad that helped.
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