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Knowledgebase: Resource Central
KB0035 - Warning dialog appears when installing RC on Windows 8

 

Summary

You confront the following warning dialog when installing RC on Windows 8:

Cause

This happens because the setup file was downloaded from Internet, meanwhile Windows 8 has a program called SmartScreen filter to protect user from downloading or installing malware (malicious software).

Resolution

To deal with this issue, you can select any solutions from the following list:

  1. Disable SmartScreen filter: Press Windows button ⇒ type SmartScreen ⇒ select "Settings" ⇒ click change SmartScreen settings ⇒ Select Change Windows SmartScreen setting ⇒ select "Don't do anything".
  2. Unblock the downloaded add-in file: Right click the file, select "Properties" and press "Unblock".
  3. Just click "Run anyway".

 

Properties

Applies to: Add-in version: ResourceCentralAddin2010And2013.64bitv3.09.0004

Reference: TFS #1406

Knowledge base ID: 0035

Last updated: Feb 23, 2016