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Re: A website wants to open web content using this program on your computer...

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:11:33 -0400

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 13:50, Entropy <petervgibney_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, When I attempt to upload a file using Internet Exlorer such as
> attach a file to a gmail email I recieve a message box.
> The details of this box are:
> Internet Explorer Security, A website wants to open web content using
> this program on your computer.  Name Tortoise SVN. Publisher Stefan
> Keung. Details ...\TSVNCache.exe.
> Even if I tick the box "Do not show me the warning for this program
> again" and then allow the action I still get prompted.
> This is very annoying as everytime when I change folders to navigate
> to the required file to attach I receive this dialog box.
> These files & folders are not part of the SVN, ie SVN is not active
> for those.

The message is misleading. Tortoise is being invoked by the file
browser, and IE Security can't tell the difference between that and a
real threat.

I can't find the documentation on it but I believe the fix is to set
the icon overlays to shell only or something like that.


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