Windows XP forum: Get rid of :Zone.Identifier files in Windows XP

by: M-Luke April 29, 2013 1:37 AM PDT

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Get rid of :Zone.Identifier files in Windows XP

by M-Luke - 4/29/13 1:37 AM

I have the following problem, that I need to solve: When saving files from e-mail attachments to disk, it is always saved with another file named like this:

2CB4F016.tmp:Zone.Identifier:$DATA

These files contain something like this:

[ZoneTransfer] ZoneId=3

I need to turn off saving these Zone.Identifier files. I am running Office 2010 on Windows XP, wich is running under Virtual Box on Mac OS X. The files appear only in the discs, that are mapped from Mac OS X partition.

I have searched many forums but the solutions I have found didnt work for me. I tryied to enable the respective policy, and then even to manually set the registry value. But all with no luck.

Any help is really appreciated.

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