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Windows 7: Cannot add trusted site in IE 10 (greyed out)

25 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 home 64 bit
Cannot add trusted site in IE 10 (greyed out)


I am running windows 7 64 bit with IE 10 (it started in IE 8) and when I go to add a site to the trusted sites the add button is greyed out. I tried not logging into the domain and logging in as another account that is an admin on the machine. I also tried:

User Config>Administrative Templates>Windows Components>Internet Explorer>Internet Control Panel>Security Page
- In there the 'Site to Zone Assignment List' was Enabled and in the properties there's a Show button. Click the Show button allows you to add the website and the value, which for my requirements was '2' for Trusted Site.

I also tried:

Cannot add websites to Trusted Sites using IE 8 or 9 - the Add button is not greyed out


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25 Mar 2013   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Don, and welcome to Seven Forums.

By default, only sites that have "https" in the address are able to be added as a trusted site unless you uncheck the Require server verification (https: ) for all sites in the zone box to also allow "http" sites to be added.

Internet Explorer Security Zones - Add or Remove Sites

Hope this helps, :)
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25 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 home 64 bit

Hey Brink,

Thanks but that box is greyed out as well.
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25 Mar 2013   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Ah, it's completely disabled. Sounds like a group policy setting. Since you have W7 Home Premium that doesn't include group policy, check the registry location below.

IE Security Zones - Enable or Disable to Add/Remove Sites

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

Next, post a screenshot showing what DWORD values you have in the right pane of Internet Settings like below. The culprit would most likely be the Security_zones_map_edit DWORD value that needs to be deleted, and possibly may need to restart the computer to apply.

Cannot add trusted site in IE 10 (greyed out)-regedit.jpg

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 Cannot add trusted site in IE 10 (greyed out)

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