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"Hyperlinks can be harmful to your computer and data"

Problem

In a slide show, you click a link to another slide in the same show and see an error message like this:

Opening "c:\"

Hyperlinks can be harmful to your computer and data.  
To protect your computer, click only those hyperlinks from trusted sources.  
Do you want to continue?

Yes  No

Instead of "Opening c:\" it may show some other path.

Solution

In PowerPoint 2003:

In PowerPoint 2007:

[snide remark about the new Office 2007 "fluent" interface deleted]


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"Hyperlinks can be harmful to your computer and data"
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Last update 07 June, 2011
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