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Windows: Remove Security Warning Message from Downloaded Files
Assuming you are an advanced Windows user with antivirus software installed and are downloading safe files, you may still encounter the "Zone Information" security warning.
The question is, how can you remove this security warning for good?
For a single file
To unblock a single file:
- Right-click the file.
- Select Properties.
- In the Properties menu, select Unblock.
To disable the "Zone Information" security warning for all future downloads:
- Navigate to: User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Attachment Manager.
- Enable "Do not preserve Zone information in file attachments".
- In Command Prompt, execute
gpupdate /forceor restart the computer.