Troubleshooting: Unknown Publisher? Where did this dialog box come from?

A new popup dialog box that occurs when connecting to a web site that hosts Terminal Services connections or Terminal Server RemoteApps”. This post discuss about what exactly this dialog box means – a quick overview, if you will, that is more user-focused.  In my next post, I’ll go into more technical depth – a more […]

A new popup dialog box that occurs when connecting to a web site that hosts Terminal Services connections or Terminal Server RemoteApps”. This post discuss about what exactly this dialog box means – a quick overview, if you will, that is more user-focused.  In my next post, I’ll go into more technical depth – a more administrator-focused piece.  I know some of you are wondering why I’m not putting everything into one post – the simple answer is that there’s a lot of information and it might get confusing – especially for end-users who might read these posts.  So without further ado …

Otherwise known as the “Unknown Publisher prompt” or the “Redirection Warning”, this dialog will start to appear after you have updated your Windows XP computer to Service Pack 3 or the RDC 6.1 client was installed.  There are 2 different prompts that you might see, depending on if you are opening a Terminal Services connection or running a RemoteApp.  Here are some screenshots:

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