Alchemex Academy: Excel file opens in your web browser

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Question

When selecting an Excel file to download, it opens the Excel file in your web browser.

Answer

You need to change the File Type settings on your computer.


1) Double click on My Computer

2) On the menu bar, select, Tools, Folder Options

3) Select the tab File Types

4) Locate XLS

folder options


5) Select Advanced

6) Ensure you have the below options selected

Edit file type