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Inclusion list for low file types

This policy setting allows you to configure the list of low-risk file types. If the attachment is in the list of low-risk file types Windows will not prompt the user before accessing the file regardless of the file’s zone information. This inclusion list overrides the list of high-risk file types built into Windows and has a lower precedence than the high-risk or medium-risk inclusion lists (where an extension is listed in more than one inclusion list). If you enable this policy setting you can specify file types that pose a low risk. If you disable this policy setting Windows uses its default trust logic. If you do not configure this policy setting Windows uses its default trust logic.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> Associations # LowRiskFileTypes

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Attachment Manager

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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