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File Downloading dialog always comes up when accessing "exe" through Terminal Services

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Windows 2003 TermServ.  When I run an exe from a mapped drive, I always get the File Downloading dialog box and I have to click on "open".  How can I stop that dialog box from coming up?
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By adding the server to which you mapped the drive to the "Local Intranet" sites in the IE properties. Theoretically, NetBIOS names should be identified as being in the local intranet by default, but that doesn't always work.
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another solution is to uninstall the enhanced security for ie on the windows 2003 server. this is the main problem. after that reset internet explorer security levels to default for the user(s) or do the thing oBdA suggested
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