User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9b5pre) Gecko/2008030706 Firefox/3.0b5pre Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9b5pre) Gecko/2008030706 Minefiled/3.0b5pre Cancelling windows security warning spawns useless "launch application" dialogue. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Download an unsigned executable 2. Double-click on it in Download Manager 3. When Windows opens its "Open File - Security Warning" dialogue, cancel it or close it Actual Results: Minefield opens a useless "Launch Application" dialogue, saying that "file" links need an application and should this link be opened with "file" application or not. Expected Results: Nothing :)
sorry i must suggest the severity of this be raised. http://www.metropol247.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4406&hilit=exe this occured to someone on a forum i frequent, as useless as the dialog is it can be very dangerous with only a few wrong clicks breaking windows. whether this is a bug in windows strikes me as irrelevent, firefox should aim to blacklist exe files from being able to trigger this window.
Probably, this was fixed by bug 464194. -> WFM If you can still reproduce this bug, please reopen this.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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