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Disable Message - Display Secure & Nonsecure Items

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  • Started 6 years ago by rdwharley
  • Latest reply from supermansghost
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rdwharley
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Is there a way to disable the pop up message, "This page contains both secure and nonsecure items. Do you want to display nonsecure items?" On some websites it pops up on each page you try to navigate to. What are the dangers of disabling?

Thanks

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Scott
Scott
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Yes, it can be disabled in IE by going to Tools>Internet Options>Advanced and unticking the "warn if changing between secure and not secure mode", near the bottom.

If you bank, or visit other sensitive pages online, you may want to keep it enabled.

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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This error usually happens because the web developers that made the site have no clue what they are doing, or don't test things out right.

Usually it's because they linked to an image on the page with http:// instead of using the proper SSL url.

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