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Google Chrome - how do I turn off "security check" for downloads?


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#1 RolandJS

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Posted 13 April 2016 - 10:56 AM

Google Chrome - how do I turn off "file security check" for downloads and just in general?

Often it block newspaper cartoon downloads and other utterly safe downloads.


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 11:31 AM

Settings -> Show advanced settings -> Privacy -> "Protect you and your device from dangerous websites". I have to use disable it frequently when dealing with virus samples.  :)


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 11:49 AM

Settings -> Show advanced settings -> Privacy -> "Protect you and your device from dangerous websites". I have to use disable it frequently when dealing with virus samples.  :)

I already have all those settings off; should I try a batch or REG file from somewhere?


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 01:13 PM

What's the exact message you get when trying to download? Is it an error in the downloads bar at the bottom? Chrome has a couple of security hurdles. That setting usually stops the "this file is malicious" one where it doesn't even let you bypass the warning.


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 01:15 PM

it is an error in the downloads bar at the bottom, happens soon after I click download.


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