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Windows 7 File Explorer drag/drop security warning

Posted on 2010-11-17
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I get this security warning when i drag and drop files between a shared drive and the local machine (desktop)  Something like ... Files may harm your computer... (Yellow bar on top of window)...

Yet when i copy/paste i dont get that warning... what settings do i change so this message wont show anymore....

thanks
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Question by:Andreas-NYC
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by:jfletchster
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Open Internet Explorer
Tools > Internet Options > Security > Choose the zone that the file location falls in to, Local Intranet, Internet, Trusted sites etc. Choose Custom Level.
In the List under Miscellaneous > Drag and Drop or Copy and paste Files set to Enable not prompt
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by:Andreas-NYC
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thanks will try ... but it is all under file explorer... not internet explorer... no browser opened  for this problem to accur...
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found a solution ..... i had to add the servers ip to the trusted sites in the security / local intranet /sites /advanced/add this website to the zone...
That did it.. thanks a lot for your response...
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by:jfletchster
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Yes Windows Explorer shares some of its settigns with IE, same with Outlook and IE. They share some settings too
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by:Andreas-NYC
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yes thats true... thanks so much for your help and your fast response...
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by:Andreas-NYC
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the solution i have posted worked
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