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Windows 7: Uknown Publisher / Edit Security

18 Dec 2009   #1
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 
Uknown Publisher / Edit Security

Hi , i just installed an icon pack which i had to turn off UAC & then turn it back on again when finished.
I went to open the Prefetch folder via Run command got the usual alert and continued then i got this
Attachment 42531
I was wondering if anyone knows what it is?


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18 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell64 View Post
Hi , i just installed an icon pack which i had to turn off UAC & then turn it back on again when finished.
I went to open the Prefetch folder via Run command got the usual alert and continued then i got this
Attachment 42531
I was wondering if anyone knows what it is?
What was the souce of the pack. If it was a reliable company, you should be ok. If you just found it through Google, etc. I would not give permission.
Your computer and everything that you have on it, is too valuable to endanger due to a icon pack.

As to what it actually is, I do not know, but it could be a problem.

You may want to wait for other opinions, but mine probably would not be changed

Edit: Your Anti Virus and firewall is not your first defense against malware; you are.
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18 Dec 2009   #3
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Thank you Richc, yes it was a reliable source and i have used this pack before.
Everything has been scanned from source to operating system & no probs.
What baffles me is why it only appears when i try to open PREFETCH folder which in reallity should have no relevance to the icons anyway?
But possibly to the turning off then on of UAC
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18 Dec 2009   #4
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Well I am curious...why are you opening the prefetch folder in the first place?
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18 Dec 2009   #5
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Well I am curious...why are you opening the prefetch folder in the first place?
To edit out the setup entry that i had that was created when the installer was run, as it is not required by prefetch anymore.
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18 Dec 2009   #6
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I'm wondering the same thing as logicearth
Can you tell us who the icon vendor is?
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18 Dec 2009   #7
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
I'm wondering the same thing as logicearth
Can you tell us who the icon vendor is?
Mr Grim, I trust this thread isnt going to go way off topic about the do & donts of prefetch folders as the qestion is does anyone know the origins of EDIT SECURITY as in the attached picture in the first post
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