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Windows 7: Web page address 3 bar icons

19 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Web page address 3 bar icons

After doing a website search In IE10 there are green and grey coloured 3 bar icons at the back end of most of the address's. What are these for and can I switch them off?

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19 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Normally the green is for HTTPS which is secure
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19 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

What internet security or antivirus software do you have?
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19 Mar 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 16 MATE (64 bit)
 
 
Avast Web Rep?

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On my PC, the "Avast Web Reputation" indicator resembles your description.


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19 Mar 2013   #5

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Yes, Avast.
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19 Mar 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Yeah they might be https addresses.

But post a screenshot of that window. We'll get better clarity.
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19 Mar 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

for instance my hotmail is https and shows up like this


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19 Mar 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

That's just Avast's version of WOT (Web of Trust)
If you want to get rid of those bars, go into Avast, Settings, Cloud Services and uncheck Reputation Services
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22 Mar 2013   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Yes, SledgeDG is correct. It's Avast WOT.
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