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About the Information bar of Internet Explorer 7.0.

About the Information bar of Internet Explorer 7.0.

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The Information bar is a place to display information about security downloads, blocked pop-up windows. It is located on the top of the webpage. If Internet Explore is still using its original settings, the Information bar will be viewed:

•If a website tries to install an ActiveX control on your computer or run an ActiveX control in an unsafe manner.
•If a website tries to open a pop-up window
•If a website tries to download a file to the computer.
•If a website tries to run active content on the computer.
•If the security settings are below recommended levels
•If user access an intranet webpage, but have not turned on intranet address checking.
•If Internet Explorer is started with add-ons disabled.
•If an updated ActiveX control or add-on program needs to be installed.

The following table lists the messages that might appear in the Information bar along with a description of what each message means.

Message Contents


Info 1:


To help protect your security, Internet Explorer stopped this site from installing an ActiveX control on your computer.
 
Click here for options.


Info 2:


Pop up is blocked.
 
To see this pop-up or additional options click here


Info 3:


This website is using a scripted window to ask you for information.

If you trust this website, click here to allow scripted windows.


Info 4:

To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downloading files to your computer.

Click here for Options.


Info 5:

Your security settings do not allow websites to use ActiveX control installed on your computer.

This page may not display correctly.
Click here for Options.

Info 6:



Internet Explorer has blocked this site from using an ActiveX control in an unsafe manner.

As a result, this page may not display correctly.


Info 7:

To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could acess your computer.

Click here for Options.

Info 8:

This content might not be displayed properly.

The file was restricted because the content doesn’t match its security information.

 

Click here for Options.

Info 9:



This
site might require the following add-on: Name from; Publisher.
Click here to install.


Info 10:

Internet Explorer is currently running with add-ons disabled


Info 11:

Intranet settings are now disabled in Internet Explorer by default.

Click here for  Options


Info 12:

Your security setting level puts your computer at a risk.
Click here for Options


Info 13

This site requires the following updated add-on: Name from; Publisher.

Click here to install it from their website.


Info 14:

This web address contains letters or symbols that cannot be displayed with the current language settings.

Click here for Options.

 

Info1: 
To help protect your security, Internet Explorer stopped this site from installing an ActiveX control on your computer.

- A webpage tries to install an ActiveX control and Internet Explorer blocked.

How to overcome:

Make sure that you trust the publisher of the ActiveX control before installing the ActiveX control.

1. Click the Information bar.
2. Click Install Software.

 

Info 2:
Pop up is blocked.

- Pop-up Blocker has blocked a pop-up window.

How to overcome:

The steps below permits temporary pop up.

• How to make pop up blocker invalid.

1. Click the Information bar

2. Click Allow Temporary Pop ups.

 

Info 3:
This website is using a scripted window to ask you for information.
If you trust this website, click here to allow scripted windows. 

- Internet Explorer has blocked a website from using a small program (called a script) to display a separate window.
How to overcome:
If you trust the websites and want to allow the scripted windows, please refer to the steps below.
1. Click the Information bar.
2. Click Temporarily Allow Scripted Windows

To always allow scripted windows:
1. Click Tools -> Internet Options.
2. Click the Security tab, and then click the Custom Level button.
3. In the displayed Settings, click Scripting and enable Allow website to prompt for information using scripted windows.

 

Info 4: 
To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downloading files to your computer.
Click here for Options.

- A webpage tried to download a file that user might not have requested.

How to overcome:
Make sure that you know what the file contains and that
you trust its publisher before downloading the files:
1. Click the information bar
2. Click Download File.
3. Confirm the details of download file before downloading it.

 

Info:5

Your security settings do not allow websites to use ActiveX control installed on your computer.This page may not display correctly.
Click here for Options.

- A webpage tried to use an ActiveX control or script but users’ security settings did not allow it.

How to overcome:

If you trust the publisher of the ActiveX control or script:
1. Click Tools -> Internet Options.
2. Click Security tab and click the Restricted sites icon. Then click the Sites button
3. When the Restricted sites screen appeaers, click URL at the top of webpage in Websites” bar, and click Remove.
4. Click the Close button.

*If these settings cannot be changed, the administrator may have restricted the settings of ActiveX control. 

 

Info 6:
Internet Explorer has blocked this site from using an ActiveX control in an unsafe manner.
As a result, this page may not display correctly.

- A website tried to access an ActiveX control on your computer without users’ permission.

How to overcome:
To protect the computer, please DO NOT avoid the process.

 

Info 7:
To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could acess your computer.
Click here for Options

- A webpage being displayed on your computer tried to run a script or ActiveX control.

How to overcome:

Make sure that you trust the publisher of the ActiveX control or script before proceeding.
1. Click the Information bar
2. Click Allow Blocked Content.
3.After showing information, click the Yes button.

 

Info 8:
This content might not be displayed properly.
The file was restricted because the content doesn’t match its security information.
Click here for Options.

- Internet Explorer blocked a file from displaying because its actual contents did not match the expected content.
How to overcome:

The content may pose a security risk to your computer.
Please confirm the file to run.
Once confirmed:
1. Click the Information bar.
2. Click Show Restricted Content.

 

Info 9:
This site might require the following add-on: Name from; Publisher.
Click here to install.

- A webpage tries to install an add-on that has a valid digital signature

How to overcome:

Based on the signature, identify the publisher of the add-on before deciding on the installation.
If  installation of an add-on is needed:
1. Click the Information bar.
2. Click Install.

 

Info 10
Internet Explorer is currently running with add-ons disabled.

- Internet Explorer is running with add-ons turned off.

How to overcome:
To allow add-on, close Internet Explorer and reopen it normally.

 

Info 11:
Intranet settings are now disabled in Internet Explorer by default.
Click here for Options.

- Internet Explorer detected an intranet webpage address, but intranet address checking is not on.

How to overcome:

To allow the computer to recognize contents from the Internet:
1. Click Tools -> Internet Options.
2. Click the Security tab, and click the Local intranet icon. Then select the Sites.
3. Show the Local intranet screen, and cancel Automatically detect intranet network.
4. Select all the other items, and click the OK button.

 

Info 12:
Your security setting level puts your computer at a risk.
Click here for Options.

- You security settings are below the levels recommended.

How to overcome:
To reset the security settings to the recommended level:
1. Click the Information bar.
2. Click Fix Settings for Me

 

Info 13
This site requires the following updated add-on: Name from; Publisher.
Click here to install it from their website.

- An installed add-on needs to be updated. This happens when you upgrade to a different version of Internet Explorer.

How to overcome:
To update the add-on, click the information bar.

 

Info 14:
This web address contains letters or symbols that cannot be displayed with the current language settings.
Click here for Options.

- This web address (or URL) contains that cannot be displayed in your current language.

How to overcome:
To install other languages:

Be cautious when installing additional languages. Some letters and symbols can be used to mimic characters in other languages, though the website address is different.
This ability can be used to impersonate another website for the purpose of identity theft or fraud.
1. Click the Information bar.
2. Click Change language settings.