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Windows 7: How to get rid of "Open file - security warning"

06 May 2009   #11
rustfizzle

7100: 32-bit on laptop and 64-bit on desktop
 
 

I love you, ten!
It really worked when I used it thru the gpedit.msc and even without restart.

(I am not using IE but Firefox, horewer these messages appeared even when using SpeedCommander and Explorer, but now they are gone, so it does not really matters)


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29 Jul 2009   #12
jackdawg

Windows 7 RTM 16385
 
 

I am on Home Premium and have no Group Policy Editor.
Please help. How do I get rid of this security warning?
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19 Aug 2009   #13
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jackdawg View Post
I am on Home Premium and have no Group Policy Editor.
Please help. How do I get rid of this security warning?
Jack

What security warning? I think you are talking abt UAC but need more info

Ken
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19 Aug 2009   #14
MasterEvilAce

Win
 
 

I think he means this.
http://marsbox.com/images/stories/20...-Warning-1.png

Whenever you try to run an executable (maybe other types as well?) from your desktop, you'll get this prompt. Very annoying.


Edit: It has NOTHING to do with UAC. Happens with UAC completely off, and also happens in XP.... the gpedit.msc thing works to disable it, though.
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19 Aug 2009   #15
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Read the beginning of this thread to see what was being talked about...and see the solution Ten posted
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19 Aug 2009   #16
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

When you double click an .exe file and you see the warning, there is supposed to be a tick box on the lower left side, asking if you want this message to show up next time.

Uncheck it.

That's all.
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19 Aug 2009   #17
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by squonksc View Post
When you double click an .exe file and you see the warning, there is supposed to be a tick box on the lower left side, asking if you want this message to show up next time.

Uncheck it.

That's all.
I belive he wants it to never show up for any program he runs currently and any program he downloads and runs
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19 Aug 2009   #18
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
I belive he wants it to never show up for any program he runs currently and any program he downloads and runs
Yep, that's what I was saying.

If you uncheck it for one .exe file, the message will never show again for any .exe file.

Greetz

Edit, it worked for the first ten .exe files I've opened, the eleventh gave the message again.

The tick box should say, don't show this for the next ten .exe files.
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20 Aug 2009   #19
MasterEvilAce

Win
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by squonksc View Post
Yep, that's what I was saying.

If you uncheck it for one .exe file, the message will never show again for any .exe file.

Greetz

Edit, it worked for the first ten .exe files I've opened, the eleventh gave the message again.

The tick box should say, don't show this for the next ten .exe files.
I've actually never had that tick box work. XP, 7, nada.
I could reopen the same program and still get prompted.
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03 Feb 2010   #20
Tjoe

Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ten View Post
Just tested it here and it works. It needs a reboot to take effect. I got no warning when using Firefox so I presume you're using IE?

Here's how to set it without a reg file. Type gpedit.msc in your run box and navigate to this...

THANKS Ten! I've had this annoying problem ever since XP... only with a couple of database files (.mdb) I use weekly. Putting .mdb in the low risk setting did the trick.
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