More on running an Authorware file locally
Authorware Web Player files prompt a message when played back locally
According to Macromedia Technote number 19503 Windows XP SP2 can cause local playback of Authorware web-packaged content to give this error message
"Enable active content
Enabling active content on your Local Machine may harm your computer. Do you want to continue?"
The technote explains how best to avoid the error message and allow your content to run. I'll add some more tips to help you run local content later.