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Windows 7: Open dialog box

07 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Open dialog box

When I click on some icons on the desktop I get this dialog appear:

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This is annoying, so is there any way of getting it to run the program without this? So far Google Chrome and Team Fortress 2 do this.

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07 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2

Hi Nick,

Not sure if this is the one you get with exe's downloaded with firefox - if so right click on the exe and click on the Unblock button at the bottom right.

I always do this now when downloading things and it works well if you unblock the installer or Zip file straight after download
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07 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Its after the programs have been installed and have created the desktop icon. Its that which Im clicking on to run the program.
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07 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2

From the mention of the internet at the bottom of the box I think this is some form of hold over from downloading a file from an insecure source - the internet
Not sure how long the block from downloading remains - I know that all contents of a "blocked" zip are blocked until un-blocked, so you may want to check the .exe that is called by the shortcut

I don't run games so wouldn't know about that but I can run chrome without a dialogue
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