windows 10 favorite links how to stop security popup

I just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7.  I have a folder from Win 7 on my taskbar to open links at C:\Users\Jane\Favorites\Links\Reference. I had them working fine with Win 7 but now with Win 10, I get the popup below each time I click on them. Anyone know how to stop the popup?  Thx.
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
I would open up a command prompt and run the following line by line. this will change the Integrity Level of the shortcuts to medium instead of low. This should prevent it from prompting you with a security warning every time.

cd C:\Users\Jane\Favorites\Links\Reference
icacls *.lnk /L /SetIntegrityLevel med

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Zac HarrisSystems Administrator Commented:
This will most likely get rid of the prompt,

Internet Options > Security > Custom Level > "Launching applications and unsafe files (not secure)" > Enable

However, since this is linked to Windows Integrity levels you can also use this command from an elevated command prompt:

ICACLS "%programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" /Setintegritylevel (OI)(CI)Medium
thenelsonAuthor Commented:
That did it. Thanks!
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
glad to help
Joshua, do you have any background info on this? Why would it happen after an OS upgrade?
As I could read, this command is used on win7/8.x too for the same purpose, so this "nagging" should not be something introduced by win10.
Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Its just a theory but I believe that perhaps the OS upgrade

1. Does not preserve the zone assignment for the shortcuts files
2. After the upgrade it is considering the folder a redirected folder.

Either one of these would cause a security prompt. I'm curious about this as well.
Thanks. I believe I already saw this on upgraded machines, too, and wanted to look into this later on.
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