1.    09 Aug 2015 #1
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    Windows 10 Home

    Windows 10 Home. Disable this file came from another computer.


    I am just going to say up front that I don't have the Pro version of Windows 10 so I have no Group Policy Editor otherwise I would have fixed this problem in less than a minute instead of wasting over a hour trying to fix this.

    I want to disable this on the screenshot for any future files I download. I searched online but every post says I have to use gpedit.msc which I don't have. I am getting very frustrated. I don't want to mess around in the registry. Some one just link a .reg file to disable this annoyance so I can just import it and be done.
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    Thanks.
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  2.    09 Aug 2015 #2
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello Reddice,

    If you like, you should be able to use OPTION ONE below to do so.

    Open File Security Warning - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3.    09 Aug 2015 #3
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    Did not work. I am still getting this file came from on newly download files. If I still had pro I would have fixed this in less than a minute instead of wasting nearly 2 hours Googling which lead nowhere.
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  4.    09 Aug 2015 #4
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    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    What do you mean IF you still had PRO, did you lose it somehow upgrading to 10?
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  5.    09 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clintlgm View Post
    What do you mean IF you still had PRO, did you lose it somehow upgrading to 10?
    When I had Windows 8.1 Pro on my laptop (came with Windows 7 upgraded to Windows 8 Pro which Microsoft gave anyone upgrading) I turned off this annoyance in less than a minute using Group Policy editor. Now with Home it is impossible. I got a desktop later I am using now that came with Home. I only got home because I though Microsoft was going to upgrade everyone to Windows 10 Pro like they did with Window 8. Biggest mistake ever I should have gotten Windows 8 Pro when I got the desktop from Dell.
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  6.    09 Aug 2015 #6
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Since your not happy with Home, you could upgrade to Pro.

    Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro
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  7.    09 Aug 2015 #7
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    I fixed it. After much Googling I found this post.
    To disable blocking when files are downloaded, open the following registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments\SaveZoneInformation
    Change SaveZoneInformation to 1.
    NOTE:

    • 0 = Not Configured
    • 1 = Enabled
    • 2 = Disabled
    It did not help much at first because it did not say what key you needed for SaveZoneInformation but after trying all of them DWORD 32 bit Value data 1 Hexadecimal worked. I am now going to export this key and back it up so if I have to reinstall windows at anytime I don't have to waste 2 hours trying to figure it out again.

    Update: Chrome was still blocking files so I did a restart now Chrome is no longer blocking files.

    Anyway thanks for your help even though I have not been in the greatest mood. You are all great.
    Last edited by reddice; 09 Aug 2015 at 14:44.
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  8.    09 Aug 2015 #8
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Great news.
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  9.    09 Aug 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Since your not happy with Home, you could upgrade to Pro.

    Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro
    Thanks but the only thing I need to do in Group Policy Editor is this tweak and to disable the lock screen which Winaero tool lets you do so it is not worth it. I don't use any other Pro feature like encryption.
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  10.    09 Aug 2015 #10
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    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by reddice View Post
    When I had Windows 8.1 Pro on my laptop (came with Windows 7 upgraded to Windows 8 Pro which Microsoft gave anyone upgrading) I turned off this annoyance in less than a minute using Group Policy editor. Now with Home it is impossible. I got a desktop later I am using now that came with Home. I only got home because I though Microsoft was going to upgrade everyone to Windows 10 Pro like they did with Window 8. Biggest mistake ever I should have gotten Windows 8 Pro when I got the desktop from Dell.
    OIC thought maybe something had gone wrong in the upgrade. Yep now you have to buy the upgrade to Pro
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