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How to change the security level in Internet Explorer?

[Internet Explorer]How to change the security level?

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Applies to Internet Explorer 7.0

1. Launch Internet Explorer
2. Click the Tool button, the select Internet Options.

3. After the Internet Options menu appears, select the Security tab.
4. Select the Internet zone to set security level, click to select the security level setting of this zone.

For details on Zone, please refer to the following About Zone

5.

6. Drag the Allowed levels for this zone scroll bar, make security setting, click the OK button.
If no scroll bar appears, select Default Level; adjust settings using the scroll bar.

For details on the security level, please refer to the following About Security Level 

7.

In addition, for details on security level settings, please select the Custom Level button, after the Security Settings window appears, adjust the settings and click the OK button.

● About Zone
For Internet Explorer, this website can be divided into the following four zones.

Zone

Note

Default Level

Internet Explorer
4.*
6.0

Internet Explorer
7.0

Internet

Usually for common websites, being used for reference.

middle

middle-high

Intranet
LAN

For company internal website, only users added to the network can browse these websites for reference.
For details please refer to the system network administrator.

middle-low

middle-low

Trusted Website

These sites are generally considered safe. 
It is necessary for users to log on voluntarily

low

middle

Restricted Website

The computer contains security loopholes. These sites are generally considered unsafe.
It is necessary for users to log on voluntarily.

high

high

● About Security Level

Each Zone can be set according to the following security levels.

Security Level

Note

High

In Restricted Website, the Zone is set at the default level, which is  highest level
ActiveX,
JAVA, all these settings are invalid.

Middle-High
* Internet Explorer 7
 only

InternetThis Zone level is set as default level, which will meet most website security levels.

Middle

Internet Minimum problems encountered when browsing common websites.

Middle-Low

Intranet Zone set level is a little lower than middle.
Will not be able to detect file downloads; you will receive a security pop up.
 

Low

Trusted Website ThisZone is the lowest security level.
Most of the application  will not be checked before launch.