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“This Type of File can Harm your Computer” Warning in Chrome

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Apparently, this warning can be displayed when you try to download any executable file in Chrome … even when you’re downloading Chrome from Google.

Google announced recently that it made the decision to improve protection against unwanted software downloads in the Chrome browser and Google search. The company did not reveal which sites would be affected by this and it was unclear if major download sites such as Sourceforge, Download.com or Softonic would get a pass or not.

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