Weird File Behavious

Cheemag

Extraordinary Member
#1
Good Day,

I have a flash drive attached to my Netgear router.

Recently (and only recently) I get a 'Can't verify the creator of this file ... " warning box if I try to open a file with at .TXT extension via Total Commander or Windows Explorer on the Network drive (no problem with other drives). I can open them in Notepad or any other text editor without the warning.

Is this a 'feature' of Netgear, Total Commander or Windows 7 ?

The network drive is a Netgear Readyshare device, mapped to the system as F: (one of two flash drives, both of which exhibit this peculiar behaviour).


Regards
Cheemag
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
Staff member
#2
I would point the blame at the Netgear. Their file sharing capabilities tend to use obsolete/outdated software. I believe it's still relying on SMB1...
 


Cheemag

Extraordinary Member
#3
Thanks.

Yes they do use SMB1 !

Regards

Cheemag
 


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