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Windows 7: How to get rid of "Do you want to open this file" promp

05 Feb 2010   #1
Z2TT

Windows 7
 
 
How to get rid of "Do you want to open this file" promp

Hi,

Whenever I Open some .exe files, and also whenever utorrent wants to run on startup, I get the message "Do you want to open this file".

I have Disabled UAC with the Slider in "User Accounts" in the control panel and reset the computer but I still get the annoying prompts.

Any ideas?

Thanks.


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05 Feb 2010   #2
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Hi Z2TT,

The solution in this thread is for XP, but I've tested and it works the same in Windows 7 -- although it may be necessary for you to be using Professional edition or higher, I'm not sure. Let me know how it works out.

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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05 Feb 2010   #3
Z2TT

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks.

I will try disable them if thats what should be done.
I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.

I'll Disable them and let you know if it works.

Thanks.
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05 Feb 2010   #4
Z2TT

Windows 7
 
 

Hi,

I disabled those two policies and restarted the computer, However I still get the "Do you want to open this file" prompt. I double checked to see if they are still disabled and they are but still i get that prompt.
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