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Disable “Unspecified Security Risk” Popup in SharePoint 2010 Asset Library

When working with the “Select an Asset” dialog in SharePoint 2010, I kept receiving these annoying popups that say “This page has an unspecified potential security risk. Would you like to continue?” 

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I tried adding the site to the Trusted Sites in Internet Explorer and set the security level for the zone to Low, but no dice.  A quick search on Bing yielded the answer.  The problem is that Windows is not detecting an intranet network because I am running SharePoint locally.  We can fix this by telling Windows that our local SharePoint site is part of our intranet.

Go to Internet Options / Security and choose the Local Intranet zone.  Click the Sites button.

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Make sure the “Automatically detect intranet network” checkbox is checked.

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Next, click the Advanced button and add the path for your SharePoint intranet site. 

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All done, no more annoying popups.