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Need help with finding this for Windows 8.1 please.

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1

    Need help with finding this for Windows 8.1 please.



    Allow or Prevent to Unblock a File to Stop the "Open File -

    Security Warning" Prompt




    Hi All.
    I need this fix but for Windows 8, i can find 7 but cannot find Windows 8.
    Please help.
    Open File - Security Warning : Allow or Prevent to Unblock File - Windows 7 Help Forums

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello v3teran, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial you linked to also applies to Windows 8.1.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    So does that mean i can use the registry fix for 8.1 also?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Correct.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Correct.
    I ran both registry fixes independently and they both did not work after a reboot.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    You should also be able to just unblock the file to stop getting the warning for it.

    Open File - Security Warning : Unblock File - Windows 7 Help Forums
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