Excel Error: This file originated from an Internet location and might be unsafe (Doc ID 1627272.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Web Applications Desktop Integrator - Version 12.0.6 to 12.2.3 [Release 12 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Excel 2010, users are seeing the message:
This file originated from an Internet location and might be unsafe. Click for more details

Setup the Web ADI for excel as per  Step 4.1. Microsoft Excel Configuration Requirements for WebADI Integration " of <Note: 1077728.1>

Step 4.1.1. Macro Security Settings for Microsoft Excel
...

2) Disabling 'Protected View'
To turn off Protected View on the desktop to prevent this message appearing 'uncheck' the following Excel option:
'Options' -> 'Trust Center' -> 'Trust Center Settings' -> 'Protected View' -> 'Enable Protected View for files located in potentially unsafe locations'

After following the steps exactly as mentioned in the note, users are still getting the prompts for enabling the content and protected view when opening a Web ADI excel template

Changes

 Created a new Web ADI template.

Cause

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