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Windows Security Warning

Are you sure you want to copy or move files to...

 
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Windows is confirming you wish to copy or move files. This is typically an issue with servers or access to a server's files. It is caused when the server being accessed is not in the trusted sites list.

 
 
   
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  Windows Security Warning 

 
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  Are you sure you want to copy or move files to this folder?

You should only copy or move files from locations that you trust. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\

 
Issued By
  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  warning 

   
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Add to Trusted Sites
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To add a local server or web site to the Trusted sites:

  1. Open IE, and on the menu select Tools, then Internet Options.

  2. Select the Security Tab.

    internet properties security local
  3. Click on the Local Internet icon, then click on the Sites... button.

    internet properties security local advanced
  4. Leave three options selected. If using IE 7 or later, there is an extra top option Automatically detect intranet networks which should be un-checked (leave the other options checked).  Click on Advanced.

    internet properties security local add zone
  5. Enter the site in the list and select Add, then OK. You might use a "web site" address like: file://192.172.10.44 where you use the IP address of the local server.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 9-Mar-2010
 
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Last update: 02-Jan-2011 9:54 am