How can I link to a program on my computer

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I have a large database on my computer. I would like to link to it so people can get the information they need
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Are you trying to allow people to get files off of your computer via the Internet?
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Hi Paul,

Unfortunately this is not possible.
Here is how to upload a file so that people can view or download it from your site:
1. Drag and drop a file widget onto your page from the sidebar on the right (the icon for this looks like a computer disk).
2. A dialog box will open and you can choose to browse your computer for the file you want to upload or choose an already uploaded image.
3. When you click "OK" a link to your file will automatically be created. To test that it is working, save and preview your page.

People will then be able to click on your link and download your MS Word file, PDF, PowerPoint presentation, spreadsheet or whatever file you have uploaded.