Those of you that are using 2013 or later Microsoft Excel and you download Excel spreadsheets from the training site, you may have noticed a message that prevents you from editing the spreadsheet without selecting the “Edit Mode” button in the notice. I get this on every assignment that I review from every student and wanted to remove that default. To do that, in excel go into: File => Trust Center => Trusted Locations. In here you add your Download folder as a trusted location. Now the notice is gone.
NOTE: MICROSOFT DID THIS AS A SECURITY MEASURE TO PROTECT YOU FROM EMBEDDED VIRUSES!!! If you do not have software that protects you already you may want to leave the setting alone.
Hope this is helpful.