Stop Your Version Of Internet
Explorer From Opening Excel Files And Other Office Documents
By default, Microsoft Internet Explorer will open Microsoft Excel pages within
the browser window. Some users may find this unnecessary or may not wish to open
the file and instead save the file to the hard drive and later open it with
Microsoft Windows 98 / Windows ME
Open My Computer, Click on the drop down menu View and click on the option
Folder Options; click on the tab File Types and in the Registered file types box
choose the icon that says Microsoft Excel Worksheet. Check the box in the new
window that says "Confirm open after download". Click Ok.
Microsoft Windows 2000 / Windows XP
Open Control Panel, Open Folder Options, Click File Types, Locate "XLS Microsoft
Excel Worksheet", and click the Advanced button. Check the box that says
"Confirm open after download". Click Ok.
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