IE configuration

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by Shelle, Mar 27, 2005.

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  1. Shelle

    Shelle Registered Member

    Mar 27, 2005
    After having HUGE spyware problems, which I have eventually resolved with the help of various people, I have downloaded spywareblaster to improve security!

    I have installed the application, and enabled all protection. However, it does comment that "your version of internet explorer is configured in an insecure manner". When I get more details, it indicates that I should have the setting Download unsigned activex controls as disabled and not prompt. Does disabling this setting mean that all unsigned activex are NOT downloaded?

    Your help in clarifying this would be greatly appreciated!

  2. dog

    dog Guest

    Hi Shelle, ;)

    Welcome to Wilders' :)

    Yes, no unsigned active X controls would be downloaded, it will not affect signed active X controls.

    Additional Info & Resources:

    You might like to checkout Eric Howes tool - Enough is Enough - which is a lockdown utility for Internet Explorer 5 and 6.

    Enough is Enough

    Another handy tool from Eric is IE-Spyad:- IE-Syad

    Here are a few more links that'll be helpful to you:
    Eric Howes Introduction to Browser Security
    Eric Howes - Internet Explorer Security

    Eric Howes Site is a great resource you may like to bookmark it - Eric Howes - Privacy & Security - Main Index

    HTH, ;)

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