Script setting for IE

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  1. emmjay

    emmjay Registered Member

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    What settings in IE's internet options do you recommend for managing Script?

    Javascript is turned off in my other browsers and I am looking for an IE equivalent. I have read that IE has recently had some serious exploits due to scripting problems.

    Here is what I tried on IE, but I must be doing something wrong:

    Internet Options> custom level...> scripting> active scripting> prompt
    and allow for websites to prompt for information using scripted window> disable

    I access a few websites that will only run with scripting enabled, such as my banking and credit card company, so I added their https addresses in trusted sites. However, maybe due to selecting 'prompt' I get an endless popup that will not take yes or no for an answer, and an 'x' closes the website. Help!
     
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    Are you sure it's endless and not just asking you for every single script?

    Maybe prompt isn't the best idea considering how widely scripting is used?
     
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    So you feel that it is working as MS intended it to work. Every prompt representing a single script ... so MS thinks that I might want to accept one of these scripts even though the prompt does not identify what it is. The prompt just says, 'scripting is safe, do you want to accept scripts'. :(
     
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    I have never used that option so I have no idea. But those features have been present for over a decade and haven't been changed, so it wouldn't surprise me if they weren't user friendly.

    It might be better to block them outright and create your own whitelist.
     
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    Tnx MrBrian, I have sent Moontan a PM.

    Update: Moontan got back to me later today. He has given up on it ... not working for him. I am going to as well. :thumbd:

    Tnx everyone for your help.
     
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