We've recently noticed that when a user tries to open an executable file\nfrom a Windows 2003 network share, they get a warning message saying\n"Opening files may harm your computer..." just like you would get when\nopening an executable located on the internet.\n\nIf they open \\dfsroot.edu\dfsnet\share\file.exe they get the warning.\nBut, if they open the netbios version of the path\n\\dfsroot\dfsnet\share\file.exe then they don't get the error.\n\nNoted that if I add the dns dfs path to the local intranet security\nsetting in Internet Explorer, the warning messages don't occur anymore. But,\nthis is a kludgy workaround, that I don't want to do.\n\nWe have a lot of scripts and files hardcoded to use the dns version of the\nDFS path. Don't want to change this. Have the Windows 2003 DFS/FRS hotfixes\ninstalled.\n\nThis problem never happened before. Believe that the latest\nround of windows updates is causing this warning in conjunction with DFS.\n\nHas anyone seen this. Know of a workaround beyond changing everything to use\nthe netbios dfs path?