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  • Not sure if this is the right place to post this question, but as its related to IE I am putting this here

    What difference does it make whether or not a website is added to the trusted Sites list. The reason I ask is some of the icons on a website do not show up when not in the trusted sites list and I cannot figure out which setting I can change to make this work without adding this to the trusted sites list.

    Friday, December 16, 2016 5:33 PM

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  • Hi,

    Depends on why you are placing a website in your IE Trusted sites lists... have you checked require https?.. MSIE browsers also have security settings that prevent requests from mixed zones. Also the security level in the Trusted sites zone is of a lower integrity... eg... on sites in the Trusted zone IE is allowed to run unsigned Active X controls...

    For Home users As a general rule you should not place any websites in your Trusted Sites list....

    For Enterprise you would only add web sites of say your ERP provider, where they (the ERP provider) is using unsigned ActiveX controls on their portal.

    Typically home users will place say https://google.com in their IE trusted sites list, but google uses account.google.com for authentication... this is blocked by the "prevent navigation into a zone of lower integrity" security setting....

    On domain networks, probably disabling being able to add/remove domains from the IE security zones might be a good idea.

    Regards.

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    Rob^_^

    Saturday, December 17, 2016 3:44 AM
  • the font download option actually fixed the issue I had.

    Thank you for the help!.

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:51 AM