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Can I get rid of the "This page contains both secure and nonsecure items" warning?
"Secure and nonsecure" items is most often the result of bad web page
design. As a user it's difficult to avoid without lowering your guard.
Can I get rid of the “This page contains both secure and nonsecure items” warning?
Not that I’m aware of, and not that I would want to.
Not being notified is in fact a security risk when visiting sites you don’t
already know and trust. For the sites you do trust, the message results from
bad site design on their part.
Thank you to a few readers who posted a solution to avoiding the warning:
When you receive the error message, click Yes.
In Internet Explorer, go to Tools, Internet Options, click the Security tab; make sure that in “Select a zone…” window that Internet is selected.
Click Custom Level and scroll down about half way to “Display mixed content” in the Miscellaneous section.
Change it from Prompt to Enable.
Click OK, Yes, and OK. The change should take effect immediately.
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