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Hello all,

I've made a small macro to ease the use of data for a customer.
In my computer, when I try to open the file, I get a yellow bar that asks me if I want to enable the content (macros) or not. If I decide to enable that content, then macros are enabled, and everything works as expected.

In my customer computer he is getting to messages: first one (yellow background) asking if he wants to enable content, and once he enables the content another one (light red background) saying "Microsoft blocked macros execution because the source of this file is not trusted".

Is there any way to make those files trusted like they are in my computer?

I've seen on the Internet that I could add new folders to the "trusted locations" but given this file will be copied in multiple folders this does not seem the best option.

Thank you all.

What I have tried:

Searching the internet to find out how to enable those macro files.
Richard MacCutchan 10-Oct-23 4:14am    
I think you can change this in explorer. Right click the file and check the Properties dialog.

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To the best of my knowledge, you can't do anything about this from your end: MS blocks macros in downloaded files as a security measure, and only the user can override that (as you would expect, if you could override that it wouldn't provide any security at all).

Your user will need to add the trusted location - you can't.
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Joan M 10-Oct-23 4:27am    
Thanks OG!
Ralf Meier 10-Oct-23 4:29am    
... and also, as Richard has mentioned, with the Properties-Dialog of the File when using the Windows-Explorer ...

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