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Google Chrome has started to block downloads from my website. I get

MyApplication.application may harm your browsing experience, so Chrome has blocked it.

The files on the website are clickonce installers for my own software, it is hosted on a virtual machine, that only myself and collegues have access to, I have verified the website through google's search console, but the issue persists.

I can download any file from Internet Explorer or Firefox, but can't from Chrome.

I'm at a bit of a loss as where to go from here.

My boss has advised that I cannot post a link to the site.

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I was able to fix this by verifying the website using the google search tool.

Google Search Tool - Verification

I then had to add the HTML verification file to my website and click the link on the Google Search to verify.

After about 12 hours the issue had been resolved.

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    Hi Ben, I have the same issue, although, if I upload an update for my application, Chrome blocks it again – icherevkov Apr 2 '16 at 17:29
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    Hi Ilya, I think you need to do this each time you update your website. It's a pain – Ben Sharpe Apr 4 '16 at 6:17
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Follow the check list below or request a view by visiting the source and following WMT guildlines on Software.

SOURCE

If your site is flagged as containing malware or unwanted software, you can request a malware or unwanted software review. Prepare for your review

You must first take action on your own site before requesting a review.

  • Make sure your site is free from any infected code and content. See What is malware for more details.
  • Make sure your site does not serve binary malware or unwanted software downloads.
  • Make sure your site complies with the Webmaster Guidelines.

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