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    ie security problems

    I am trying to change my security settings on IE to low and it wont let me.

    it says

    error

    the recommended settings for this zone is "medium"
    the level you have chosen is lower than this. please choose a security level of "medium" or higher

    whats the problem and how can i change the security level to go below medium?

    thanks

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    Precision Processor Super Moderator egghead's Avatar
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    very strange...

    Is there are particular reason why you need to ave the security settings that low?

    You will give any malicious website advertisers complete control on what will be installed on your computer without you knowing.
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    im trying to access a site and it says that my settings are too high, it needs to be lower than medium

    now the funny thing is that i used to be able to access the site before but now it says the settings are too high.

    any suggestions on what to do?

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    Precision Processor Super Moderator egghead's Avatar
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    that is very strange.

    You might have a setting or program that is protecting you from the website.

    You can try installing firefox to see if you can view the site.

    It has better protection at the moment.

    get it here,
    www.mozilla.com

    if the website your trying to view is safe for family you can post it here for others to see if they can figure it out for you.
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    i get the same thing with mozilla firefox. settings are too high and i cant figure out how to lower them. the thing is that it might work with mozilla if i could lower the settings. i could not access the site even before the problem with ie

    so theres the chance of it working if you can lower settings in mozilla firefox

    is there a way?

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    If you are sure the site is OK add it to your trusted sites list (you may need to uncheck the 'use https' box first) - never set the internet site to low.
    I'm using Windows 7 - you got a problem with that?

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    yes the site is trusted, ive used it many times before. ive added to the trusted sites, but still wont let me access it.

    any other suggestions?

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    Did you add some kind of cookie blocking app ? What firewall are you using ?

    Whats the link to site so we can test.

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    no i have no cookie blocking app. I dont have any firewalls either.

    Altough i did have norton antivirus and internet securities and uninstalled them last week but the uninstall button is still there in add remove programs under control panel.

    the program was unintalled using an uninstall tool provided by Norton because i was getting the error. when i press remove button for norton internet securitiy it says error 16606. could not access network location %userprofile%/recent.

    dont know if that has anything to do with it.


    The site i am trying to access is www.plentyoffish.com. i can access the site and browse around but when i try to log in with my username and password i get a screen that says settings are too high.

    I can provide my username and password if need be. nothing important to worry about

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    problem has been resolved. sorty of

    the problem had nothing to do with security settings.

    but one problem still exists, i still cant lower my internet security settins to mediumlow or low. i get an error. this is not critical but it would be nice to have everything in working order

    thank you

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    Hi shahdad, the site works fine for me

    Altough i did have norton antivirus and internet securities
    Hmm that could be the problem ???

    You should install the NAV/NIS again and see if the site works, or were you using a trial ?

    Then uninstall Nortons through "Add & Remove" and reboot PC. Next use Norton Removal Tool and reboot PC. Then do a search for "Symantec/Norton" on your PC and delete anything you find. After that is done use Regcleaner to get rid of anything that may be left.

    Then use Windows Installer CleanUp Utility and see if there's any "Symantec" or "Norton", if there is clean it out.

    You should be using a firewall and there's plenty of good Free ones you won't last long without one......
    Last edited by FastGame; October 11th, 2005 at 01:38 AM.

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    nice site!

    I looked and boom!

    the most beautiful girls popup from my local area

    i'm in love
    ha
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    Quote Originally Posted by egghead
    nice site!

    I looked and boom!

    the most beautiful girls popup from my local area

    i'm in love
    ha
    Sorry egg, the "most beautiful girls" were in my area

    Hey, maybe we should take shahdad up on that password offer

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