MS Office

Disable Protected View Mode on the Share / Z:

When using Python, you might want to copy or create Excel files. However, the Excel created is always Protected View Mode.

To disable this, follow the instructions on the right.

  • Open Excel on the VM

  • File > Options

  • Trust Center > Trust Center Settings

  • Trusted Locations

  • Check (at the bottom) Allow Trusted Locations on my network (not recommended)

  • Add new location > Browse

  • Select data (\\ (Z:)

  • Ok > Ok