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Error : Security Warning -  we can't verify who created this file

When opening LNK files including Internet Explorer

This has to do with shortcuts living on redirected folders i.e. accessed over the network

Easiest option is just to not use redirected folders for AppData and Start Menu. If you already have a policy doing this, just change it to “Redirect to local user profile path”.

To disable the warning:

  • User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Attachment Manager
    • Do not preserve zone information in file attachments:
      • Enabled
    • Inclusion list for high risk file types:
      • Enabled
      • then copy and paste the extensions below exactly as is into the Options box:

Source: Group policy section on this page

security_warning_-_we_can_t_verify_who_created_this_file.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/09 09:56 (external edit)