AOL -security warning, message

  albu 14:04 19 Sep 2006

Over the last few days when I log onto aol I get the following message:

AOL- security warning - Windows has blocked this software because it can't verify the publisher.

name: click here publisher: unknown publisher

It has something to do with active x controls.

How can I find out what software is blocked?

Any advice please? Thanks.

Using XP Home and AOL broadband Silver

  albu 14:36 19 Sep 2006

The problem seems to be when going onto

Tried AOL's live help but ended up in a queue of 38!

  gudgulf 15:10 19 Sep 2006

I've just tried and succeded in getting onto with both Firefox and IE browsers.

Do you have your browser security settings set too high?

Try clearing your internet cache with CCleaner click here and try again (deselect cookies if you don't want it to wipe any stored passwords).

  albu 15:25 19 Sep 2006

Contacted AOL live help. They advised me to download the xpsp2 patch and this would solve the problem. I already had it installed!

The message doesn't appear when I go to the from MS internet explorer. It just happens when I use aol as the browser.


  gudgulf 15:34 19 Sep 2006

Is the message telling you you have errors on the page and offering you the option to debug?

If so got to settings>internet options and chose to change the browser settings using IE Internet options.

Go to "Advanced" options tab and under Browsing put a tick in the box labelled "Disable Script Debugging..Other"

Apply and close the internet options.

  albu 15:41 19 Sep 2006

Thanks, Gudgulf

The message is:
AOL- security warning - Windows has blocked this software because it can't verify the publisher.

name: publisher: unknown publisher

It just has a link which explains active X controls.

  rdave13 18:39 19 Sep 2006

After windows has blocked do you have (3w's) aol in your url?

  albu 10:46 20 Sep 2006

Thanks Rdave 13

Yes, I do have 3w's as the name
publisher: unknown

  rdave13 10:48 20 Sep 2006

Does it have the"%" and "20" added to it?

  rdave13 10:58 20 Sep 2006

It could be that animated media has been blocked. Click on the settings icon( top left) click on pop-ups in the list and click on the animated media tab. See if is listed. If so then remove.

  albu 10:59 20 Sep 2006

No,it doesn't have % or 20 added to it.

Thanks Rdave 13

It happens everytime I go to 3w's when aol is the browser, but not when using MS I. Explorer?


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