Surgeon General’s Warning?

So I installed Microsoft OneNote and was giving it a test drive. I dragged a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet icon onto my OneNote note. Then I double-clicked the link it created. Here’s the message I got:

[Big Red “X”] Hyperlinks can be harmful to your computer and data. To protect your computer, click only those hyperlinks from trusted sources. Do you want to continue?

So let me get this straight — creating a spreadsheet with a Microsoft product and then trying to open it from another Microsoft product is so dangerous that I need a big red “X” and a warning?

Something is fundamentally unsound about Microsoft architecture if something this basic is unsafe. Is it just me?

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