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Why do I get a warning from Microsoft SmartScreen Filter when trying to install GAMS?

The SmartScreen is a feature that is used in the Internet Explorer as well as in Windows 8 and newer versions of Windows. It is supposed to help to protect your computer against unwanted software. It uses a reputation-based system to rate files downloaded from the internet. That means that a file gets a better reputation when it gets download more often. As a result you might get a warning like this, especially for GAMS distributions that were recently released:

If you click at “More info” you will see the option to continue the installation process.

IMPRESSUM / LEGAL NOTICEPRIVACY POLICY installation/why_do_i_get_a_warning_from_the_microsoft_smartscreen_filter_when_trying_to_install_gams.txt · Last modified: 2016/01/21 14:58 by admin