From: Carrie on 31 Aug 2006 09:29
Graham - I did a little playing around with my Internet Explorer and
finally got it to work. Just another reason I don't like Explorer. It has
no business messing with my computer or my files. But your advice got me
pointed in the right direction. Thank you so much!!
"Graham Mandeno" wrote:
> Hi Carrie
> I suspect that what has changed is that a "security update" has been
> installed on your computer or server. This article might shed a bit more
> Check what your P drive is actually mapped to. My guess is that it's mapped
> to a FQDN, such as:
> If your computer is a member of domain.com, then you could try changing the
> mapping to:
> If not, or if this is outside your control, try adding domain.com to your
> list of local intranet or trusted sites, as detailed in the article.
> Good Luck!
> Graham Mandeno [Access MVP]
> Auckland, New Zealand
> "Carrie" <Carrie(a)discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Graham - It looked like this article is what I'm looking for, however, a
> > lot of it did not make sense to me. I am connected to my network through
> > drive letter P:. Settings have not been changed over the years, what
> > could
> > have possibly changed by itself and why would all other files be
> > accessable
> > and not the Access files?
> > I'm not sure how to fix it.
> > "Graham Mandeno" wrote:
> >> Hi Carrie
> >> This KB article may well be what you are looking for:
> >> Intranet site is identified as an Internet site when you use an FQDN or
> >> an
> >> IP address
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303650
> >> If not, post back with more info about your network setup and exactly how
> >> you are referencing the file.
> >> --
> >> Good Luck!
> >> Graham Mandeno [Access MVP]
> >> Auckland, New Zealand
> >> "Carrie" <Carrie(a)discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:8050A963-C56E-4D11-B22C-790DEC0F0470(a)microsoft.com...
> >> > After many years of use, I can no longer access my Access files on my
> >> > network. I am getting messages saying:
> >> >
> >> > "The file is located outside your intranet or on an untrusted site.
> >> > Microsoft Access will not open the file due to potential security
> >> > problems."
> >> >
> >> > All Access files are affected. No other files (Excel, Word, etc.) are
> >> > affected. These are not internet files nor were they ever. Why would
> >> > this
> >> > happen all of a sudden?