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Windows 7: "Open File - Security Warning" when running a LNK file

27 Apr 2013   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Nigel,

Double check to see if you are able to unblock the .exe files of these programs instead.
Open File - Security Warning : Unblock File
If not, then what is the "Target" used for these shortcuts?

You might see if creating a new shortcut directly from the .exe file may work like it did for the OP.

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn


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28 Apr 2013   #12
nigelmercier

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hi Shawn,

Didn't notice your reply until I had posted the fix I found, as an edit to my post.

The secret was to use ICACLS
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28 Apr 2013   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted Nigel. Thank you for posting back with your results.
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