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Internet Explorer - Security Warning

The publisher could not be verified. Are you...

 
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The file does not have a digital signature.

Larger companies often digitally sign their programs to provide additional assurance that the program was created by that company. Since getting and applying digital certificates can be costly, many companies and most individual developers do not bother. There is nothing good or bad about digital signatures, but it can add a small amount of comfort when correctly signed.

 
 
   
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  Internet Explorer - Security Warning 

 
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  The publisher could not be verified. Are you sure you want to run this software?

Name: name
Publisher: publishers name

This file does not have a valid digital signature that verifies its publisher. You should only run software from publishers you trust. How can I decide what software to run? 

 
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  C:Windows

 
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  explorer.exe

 
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  Windows XP, Vista, 7

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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If you initiated the download and trust the website and vendor, select Run. If you did not select to download the item or you do not trust the website or vendor, then select Cancel.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 26-Apr-2011
 
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When getting files outside of Windows (typically via the Internet) where it is considered "Untrusted", Windows uses the Alternate Data Stream (ADS) feature to mark the file as blocked. This only works on NTFS, and if the file is moved to a FAT32 drive, the ADS content is lost.

 
   
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Last update: 26-Apr-2011 2:49 pm