Security Warning when opening Shortcuts

Kevin Robinson
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My users are gettiing "Open file Security warning' when opening shortcuts.

This occured when I started using GPO policies.
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1. Open the Control Panel
2. Open Internet Options
3. Click the Security Tab
4. Click on Local Intranet
5. Click on Sties
6. Click Advanced
7. Type the drive letter of your file server where the application is located in the “Add this website to this zone” box.  
8. Click Add
9. Click Close
10. Click OK
11. Close Internet Options by clicking OK
12. Close the Control Panel
Kevin RobinsonPrivate VB.NET Contractor


Is there a way i can fix this from the Group Policy.

This is also happeing when I click on my outlook shortcut on the desktop fro example.

I'm sure it's possible under User Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Internet Explorer Maintenance -> Security Zones and Content Ratings -> Modify Settings
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