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Windows 7: "Do you want open this file" message with startup links

07 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
"Do you want open this file" message with startup links

When I try to run any item in my start menu (or Windows > Start Menu > Programs), I get a "Do you want to open this file?" warning for the .lnk. There is no option to check "always open for this type of file." This also happens on startup, for each item in Windows > Start Menu.

Items pinned to the task bar, or shortcuts in any other place, do not have this problem.

I have my UAC slider set to the lowest setting. I have Home Premium, so there is no gpedit.msc.

Any advice would be appreciated...

-Thanks, LloydM999

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07 Mar 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc

Read this if you think it is appropriate for your situation, give it a try. If not post back give a reason and other solutions will be offered.

Open With - Change Default Program[2]=Programs Features
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07 Mar 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello LloydM999, welcome to Seven Forums!

The tutorial at the link below may also be of help to you.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create
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