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Getting error when I try moving favorites with Windows Explorer


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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:21 PM

When I go to the favorites folder through Windows Explorer (C:\Users\[username]\Favorites), and then try dragging a Favorite file into one of the folders, I get the error "These files might be harmful to your computer.  Your Internet Security settings suggest that one or more files may be harmful.  Do you want to use it anyway?"

 

I can replicate the problem on two computers

 

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I am using the DEFAULT security settings for Internet Explorer.

 

Video of the bug: https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=F0C283EBA3D473B5!144&authkey=!AB9wZ6gn1TIAn9s

 

I have reported this to Microsoft connect: https://connect.microsoft.com/IE/feedback/details/781529/getting-error-when-i-try-moving-favorites-with-windows-explorer

Problem on Microsoft Answers: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie10-windows_7/getting-error-when-i-try-moving-favorites-with/442102d7-f91e-4bda-b94f-7f17f70a326a


Edited by Wikipedian, 17 March 2013 - 01:51 PM.

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