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

24 Apr 2012   #1
Logical Slacker

64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium w/ SP1
 
 
"Open File - Security Warning" when running a LNK file

Ever since I started using Windows Live Mail, I get the following every time I start it:

Name:  wlm.jpg
Views: 17
Size:  36.1 KB

How do I stop this?




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24 Apr 2012   #2
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Right click the .lnk file and select Properties. Look for a 'Unblock' button and click it. Apply>OK.
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24 Apr 2012   #3
Logical Slacker

64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium w/ SP1
 
 

I looked on all 6 tabs of WLM's properties dialog box...no "unblock" button.
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24 Apr 2012   #4
Hanna 1

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE10
 
 

Hello Logical
In those tabs, click the compatibility, then go down to privilege level and tick the run as admin.
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24 Apr 2012   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Logical Slacker,

There may be something wrong with the shortcut. As a test, create a new Windows Live Mail shortcut with the location path below to see how that works for you.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe"
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24 Apr 2012   #6
Logical Slacker

64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium w/ SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hanna 1 View Post
Hello Logical
In those tabs, click the compatibility, then go down to privilege level and tick the run as admin.
Didn't work...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Logical Slacker,

There may be something wrong with the shortcut. As a test, create a new Windows Live Mail shortcut with the location path below to see how that works for you.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe"
...but this did, although I don't see how.
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24 Apr 2012   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

That's great news Logical Slacker.

There may have been some issue with the "Target" or "Start in" path used.
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24 Apr 2012   #8
Logical Slacker

64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium w/ SP1
 
 

Oh, BTW, I fergot to say thanks, so...ya know...thanks.
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24 Apr 2012   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

No problem. You're most welcome.
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27 Apr 2013   #10
nigelmercier

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Logical Slacker,

There may be something wrong with the shortcut. As a test, create a new Windows Live Mail shortcut with the location path below to see how that works for you.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe"
Sorry to resurrect this thread, but I have this problem with a couple of Desktop shortcuts, and this doesn't work for me. As with the OP, there is no Unblock button.

[LATER] FIXED!

Found the solution, on this forum of course: here.
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