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I want to hyperlink from the Intranet to an Access database.  If I put a hyperlink in FrontPage to Word, Excel, or Powerpoint, and publish, the application opens and I am able to use the application

When I try to open Access I get the following message:  
"The publisher could not be verified.  Are you sure you want to run this software?  Name:  DB.mdb   Publisher:  Unknown Publisher."  When I click RUN, it never opens Access.  

If I use CTRL-click to follow they hyperlink in FrontPage, the database opens.  

Any ideas?  Our Internet group is stumped...


You are having no luck getting an answer possibly because you aren't asking the right people.

This isn't really a FrontPage question - it is a Internet_Explorer/Security/Windows SP2 question.

Please understand, I am simply empathasizing with you and since I don't know what to advise, I am trying to point you in the general direction of people who are more likely to know about Windows SP2, IE, and security settings.


Thanks for the reply.  I had also posted to Internet Security with no response there either.  I have put in a new thread to Information Security.

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