I really do hate Windows sometimes

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why is it that Windows sometimes decides that it is right and nobody is going to argue the matter? I'm trying to install a program on my PC but it keeps telling me that it is a potentially harmful program and will not let me install it. The fact that I seem to be able to install it on another PC running Windows 7 is a little puzzling. How can I turn off the security temporarily so I can install this program, I know it's not harmful, it came from a very reputable source.

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Nicki--Sue replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

Just turn your firewall off till you are done Hun... It is in your control panel!
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OFL replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

That is the first thing I looked at, as far as I can tell, it is not turned on. I have also disabled security Center, still no joy

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Nicki--Sue replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

Throw it.... That always helps me! lol
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sharyn replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

Basil Fawlty would give it a damn good thrashing with a big stick.

Is there an alternative method for loading whatever you are trying to load? Try sneaking it in another way?
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PAUL replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

i believe it is more of a syndicated system... if you are using a branded PC
like HP, Macintosh, Dell, etc..etc... windows always wants it to be authentic..
and other softwares are always considered pirated... and they created the virus
so that you will buy the anti virus which they also created... oh gosh!!!!!
we are all greedy human being....
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Shinc replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

next laptop i buy is gunna be a mac. they jus shight all over them. and ive been a windows man all my life
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marcus replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

are you running a separate security/virus protection like Norton, mcafee etc? they will have there own fire wall, that's why it appears to be off but is most likely still on. and depending what protection you selected IE protect EXE or don't allow EXE files etc, any files from a new software will be seen as virus. turn off Norton/mcafee totally as that over rides windows security.

click on norton/mcafee control panel. you should have an option to temp turn off or just turn off.

I have a feeling you done all that ))))

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Shinc replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

if u have norton first thing u should do is remove it. worst.antivirus.ever
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BENNO replied the topic: Re: I really do hate Windows sometimes

i just bought a new mac book pro 17" led screen
with micro trend pro works a treat best comp i have ever had for $2500
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