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Windows 7: security warning


08 Jun 2010   #1

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security warning

Hello, when browsing certain websites i often get an annoying warning pop up box which says some of the content is not secure and do i want to only download the secure content which whatever option i choose seems to make no difference, is there a way to stop this persistent little box from appearing. Regards keith.

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08 Jun 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

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Run an antivirus scan

Download and run malwarebytes, they will be gone
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

If, however, you are going to sites that are creating and giving you the popus, your remedies are rather limited as they are coming from your own computer security.
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08 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Which websites? Give an example.
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08 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think it has to do with your browser's security settings. If you lower the security settings, I think they'll go away--but you might make your browser a little more unsecure.
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08 Jun 2010   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Which websites? Give an example.
screwfix direct is the main culprit so its really annoying when im browsing that sites products.
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08 Jun 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

In Firefox you can control the messages here:

security warning-warning.png

Don't know about IE since I don't use it.

Jim


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08 Jun 2010   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
I think it has to do with your browser's security settings. If you lower the security settings, I think they'll go away--but you might make your browser a little more unsecure.
should have thought of that myself cause ive just checked and it was set to medium high, i dont know if thats IE 8,s default cause i never set it, so ive lowered it to medium and all is well thanks very much regards keith.
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08 Jun 2010   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Open your security settings from the menu (or double-click on Protected Mode: On from the bottom taskbar) and change your settings to allow non-protected media to be displayed on a secure socket.


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08 Jun 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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08 Jun 2010   #10

 

Enabling mixed content fixes this.
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