What is internet properties?

Question

I get browser has scripiting disable message when i click on a web page. How do I enable scripiting.

Answer

This question was answered on October 23, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

What you should know about running scripts and ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer

Be cautious about allowing Web sites to run scripts or ActiveX controls on your computer While these items can enhance Web browsing, they can also be a security risk, and it’s best to avoid using them when you can However, some Web sites or tasks might require them and you will have to decide whether to trust ActiveX controls that Internet Explorer blocks for your safety.

What are scripts and ActiveX controls?

Scripts, ActiveX controls, and other Web browser add-ons are used extensively on the Internet They can make browsing more enjoyable by providing toolbars, stock tickers, video, animated content, and more These programs can, however, malfunction or give you content you don’t want In some cases, these programs can be used to collect information from your computer in ways you might not approve of, possibly damage data on your computer, install software on your computer without your consent, or allow someone else to control your computer remotely Given these risks, you should only install these programs if you completely trust the publisher

What should you do about ActiveX controls and scripts running on your computer?

Use the default security settings in Internet Explorer These settings will help protect you If you feel like you need more protection while browsing the Internet, it's OK to increase your browser’s default security settings.

Important

The default security settings in Internet Explorer are designed to help protect your computer from viruses and attacks over the Internet Microsoft strongly recommends that you leave these security settings at their default level or higher.

getting to internet properties:

1 click start; control panel; internet options;

2 click on the advanced tab and click the restore defaults button or scoll through the list and choose scriptint if it is not enabled

hope this of some help

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 23, 2004