You decided to download the installer for KNIME Analytics Platform for Windows (self-extracting archive) 64 Bit (553 MB).

The self-extracting archive only creates a folder holding the KNIME installation

If you want to run the KNIME installer or self-extracting archive for Windows you might experience some difficulty because of the Microsoft SmartScreen filter which was introduced with Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 8. Find out how to solve the problem.