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Office 2013 and Windows 8 file blocking

Documents downloaded from the internet/ email etc. are blocked. User has to download to desktop, right click and go to properties to unblock the file. Tried following the steps below to no avail.

http://www.looselytyped.net/2012/08/20/problems-opening-blocked-files-in-wordoffice-2013/

Goal is to have this completely disabled for all files the user wishes to open.
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bominthuCommented:
Did you also try "Uncheck “Open E-Mail attachments and other uneditable files in reading view” ?
http://www.chrisnackers.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/image_thumb20.png
Detail is also explained here http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2013/06/10/disable-reading-mode-and-protected-view-in-word-2013/

If above fail, please try to do it by launching winword as Administrator (Go to office directory - look for winword and "Run as Administrator" and try the same.

If still failed,
there is also one more instruction instruction that can disable via registry and change the trusted location user profile's folder. You can try . Here is step by step instruction http://www.howtogeek.com/60310/enable-editing-for-all-office-2010-documents-by-disabling-protected-view/
Here is
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tc6atimAuthor Commented:
Tried all steps and it still does it. Any other possible ideas?
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tc6atimAuthor Commented:
It seems to be more of an issues of the file properties being set to blocked in windows 8 vs. Office 2013 settings.
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bominthuCommented:
Did you try to disable it in Outlook as well http://www.slipstick.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/protectviews2.png
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