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How to change the security level in Internet Explorer?

[Internet Explorer]How to change the security level?

    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.