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Windows security error "These files might be harmful to your computer"

When we copy files from our local computers (workstations) to a server share we get the message:

"These files might be harmful to your computer
Your Internet security settings suggest that one or more files may be harmful. Do you want to use it anyway?"

It seems the only way to get rid of the message is add the domain name to the Trusted Sites for the Intranet zone such as:

 file://*.domain.local

Is this the correct way to  do it or is there a more orthodox procedure?  This problem does not seem to be a problem on other networks I have seen but on this one, yes.

Thank you!
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I actually have already done that to push to all clients. My question is more precisely is this the correct way to  do it (adding the domain to the trusted Intranet sites) or is there a more orthodox procedure?  Should this just not work without having to make such a change?  After all, we are making the transfer from from one node to another node on the same network.
Yes it is.  Windows is looking at your network as being part of the Internet.
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Thank you so much for your help and your timely response.
Anytime.  Glad I could help.