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Windows 8 Smartscreen Filter IDM is unrecognized app

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    Windows 8 Smartscreen Filter IDM is unrecognized app


    Hello Dear
    I am installing Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit on my Laptop ( Lenovo B570E ) it's awesome but i am facing problem about IDM Internet Download Manager when i start my PC after loading he Warn me about IDM he say unrecognized Program starting. Running the app might put your PC at Risk i click more Info and Run anyway i m tired to do this how can i fix that i don't want to turn off smartscreen Filter because it's harmful to windows 8 i just want to off this message who show about IDM how i fix that any one help me
    Regards

    Goher Altaf

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Goher,

    You could unblock the file after downloading it to allow it to run without getting the warning anymore.

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


    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    IDM


    Ok thanks to replay buddy
    i ill try
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome. Please let us know how it went.
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    Posts : 1
    windows 8 64 bit pro


    i have the same problem at first IDM was fine but after an update the smart screen now after booting up the pc keeps giving me the same message i have tried running idm in and out of admin rights with no success the program is not locked so hence i can not try that method above i think the same as Gother Altar i don't wont to disable the smart screen so i am at precent at a loss at what to do next
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    Dear I am ignore this message a log time after some time he is quite I update windows then he is stop doing a smart filter one more thing you must install new version of IDM I hope I help full to you if not replay me I m research about IDM ok
    Regards

    Goher Altaf
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Thank you Goher for posting back with your results and solution. I'm sure that it will help others with the same issue.
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