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Windows 7: How do I remove the padlocks off my .exe files

26 Oct 2013   #1
ExoHolic

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How do I remove the padlocks off my .exe files

Hello there, I got a problem with most my .exe files, they have padlocks below them. I tried taking ownership but after rebooting it just comes back. Any solutions to this. There are hundreds of .exe files in my laptop it would be hard for me to take ownership for them all and just come back like nothing happened.

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26 Oct 2013   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

If you right click on the icon,then click Properties, does it show a button Unblock ?? If so unblock and see if the padlock disappears. If that's it maybe there's a way to do it in bulk.
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26 Oct 2013   #3
ExoHolic

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

unfortunately there isn't any unblock button.. is it under any tabs?
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26 Oct 2013   #4
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Supposedly it's in the General tab. What happens if you click "run as administrator" in the Compatibility Tab?
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