When you create a hyperlink in Excel to a file on the web (say a file that is updated daily) and click on the link, instead of (what I would say is the expected behavior of "shell executing a resource") opening the link in the default browser (i.e. downloading it with chrome without overwriting previously downloaded files), Excel opens it directly.
When doing so, Excel:
- Saves a copy of the file to a temp folder (not sure where)
- You can't use Excel while it downloads and checks the file. If you're accessing a 13MB file on a slow connection, you're doomed.
- References to that spreadsheets are like this:
Is there any way to disable this "feature"?