Windows 10: Reenable 'Always ask before opening this file'

  1.    30 Aug 2015 #1

    Reenable 'Always ask before opening this file'


    How do I reenable back the 'Always ask before opening this file' security popup for a .js script file? It is normally executed by Microsoft Windows Based Script Host.

    While it is annoying for everytime I double-clicked it instead of right-clicking it to edit the code, disabling the security popup would mean that the script would try to run and this is not really good..
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  2. Posts : 5,011
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       31 Aug 2015 #2

    Open a elevated command prompt.
    Use assoc and ftype to see what is currently set:
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>assoc .js
    .js=JSFile

    C:\WINDOWS\system32>ftype jsfile
    jsfile=C:\Windows\System32\WScript.exe "%1" %*
    Enter

    ftype jsfile=

    to clear it. You should then get the prompt when you try to open a .js file.
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