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Windows 7: Protection mode off.

27 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by billberry12 View Post
When I go to internet explorer, taskbar shows Protected mode: Off. But when I go the the Security tab, the box is checked for it to be on. I run MSE, and that's all, which I know turns off Windows defender. Is this what's going on?

Is this anything I need to be concerned about?
UAC needs to be enabled in order for Protected Mode to work.

I would advise against using IE8 anyway, but that's just me.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Protection mode off.

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