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My network is a Windows Server 2008 with Windows 7 clients. I recent set my network up to use folder redirection so user profiles are stored on the server. Whenever a user clicks on a pinned link in the start bar (not the start menu or anywhere else that I've seen, just the start bar), they get a security warning:

Security Error

I'm guessing that Windows thinks my network is some scary internet source - the links are stored in the user's AppData folder, which is on my server. Is there some way to suppress this warning? Preferably, this would be something done once at the server level, or at least something I can put as a part of the default new user creation so I only have to do it once.

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Thanks, Zypher. – ChimneyImp May 31 '12 at 18:52
Man, 2.5k views and only a single upvote? – ChimneyImp Jun 10 '15 at 19:55
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Just guessing here but it appears that Windows thinks your server is part of the "Internet Zone", try adding the server or FQDN to your "Intranet Zone" and see if that works. If so you can publish the zone settings via GPO to all of your clients.

Again, I've never seen this before, but the bottom part of the error has me leaning towards site to zone assignment mapping issues.

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Adding the server's FQDN as a local intranet site worked. – ChimneyImp May 31 '12 at 18:58
Awesome! Lucky guess. The 5th paragragh down or so has the GPO location if you want to use it: – Brent Pabst May 31 '12 at 19:03
I found this question on Superuser which has a link to instructions on how to do this, I used the domain group policy editor instead of the local one to apply it to the whole domain. – ChimneyImp May 31 '12 at 19:18

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