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security warning on Ms's own iso's !!!!!!!! something wrong somewhere !!! -- this was the "ms's own W2K22 server trial -- you could only get it by logging on to their site so if it's "contaminated" it has to be them. I ignored the warning - I suspect it's just a general nag in server settings about "external devices" probably having security set too high !!!

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Yep, standard security confirmation nag for a file from an external source.
 

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Will that be shown, if you unblock the ISO file first?


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Yep, standard security confirmation nag for a file from an external source.
Will that be shown, if you unblock the ISO file first?

In @jimbo45's case it may not be a blocked file. Note that the ISO file concerned is on a network drive (knowing Jimbo, most likely not shared by a Windows device). I get exactly the same warning when accessing my external usb HDD shared from my router's usb port - and these are my own backup files!


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In @jimbo45's case it may not be a blocked file. Note that the ISO file concerned is on a network drive (knowing Jimbo, most likely not shared by a Windows device). I get exactly the same warning when accessing my external usb HDD shared from my router's usb port - and these are my own backup files!


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file not blocked -- and I just ignored the warning it threw up -- I'm not against better security but "too much" rather weakens it as people will either ignore or find other ways to bypass -- some sort of decent A.I would work here - maybe quick scan etc before popping up warning. I'm using WD at "default" security level.

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