"This file came from another computer and might be blocked..

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Hi.

I formatted my hard drive yesterday, and since re-installing windows,
files that i have downloaded or that i have backed up are throwing up
security messages when i try to open them, especially exe, zip and jpg
files. I have read around and i know that you can right
click/properties/unblock the file, but its very silly, especially as i
did not have this problem the other day before i reinstalled windows.
I know that you can unblock each individual file, but that seems dumb,
so is there an option somewhere to turn off this annoying security
feature? or perhaps a fix somewhere on the internet i could download
to get rid of it?

I am running windows XP with SP2.

Thanks

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gremlin_dude
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  1. w00t, 500th post! :bounce:

    http://www.nivas.hr/blog/2008/07/16/this-file-came-from-another-computer-well-doh/
    Try this, I'm going to try it later today as it's annoying me too!
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