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Option #3, "a passive warning" would be good in that it does not get in the way of the user, however I would suggest not simply putting an easy-to-ignore text warning nearby. Put the warning where the danger is. Style the button itself: Include a warning sign icon (like this one from font awesome) Use ominous anchor text, like "Download code sample" Use ...


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What if, similar to option 3, whenever a user first enters the download area, a modal window pops over and the background area is blurred/darkened so it is not accessible. The modal window could contain your warning message along with a prominent "I understand the risks" button which clears the warning window and grants the user full access to the download ...


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The end user is a cyber security professional. 99% of times the end user is aware of the type of files they are about to download. I would not make their lifes harder by having them to click two times: download>continue. Idea with the checkbox not to repeat the question solves the problem of unnecessary two clicks, however you're loosing a chance to ...


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There are two important things I could read through: 1) 99% users do not have trouble 2) Explicit warning message is needed So considering both cases, you could go with Option 4, but additionally have a check box in the modal pop-up, that could say "I am aware of this. Do not show me this warning next time" or something of the likes. A regular user could ...


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Why not combine them? Run the script, show the one you think they need highlighted (larger, at the top, with some extra info or something) and show the other options after that. By that I mean you should add all options in HTML,and position them as floated boxes. Then with the Javascript you pick the one that is the most likely candidate, and place it in ...



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