Vista Protected Mode

  LinH 19:45 25 Feb 2007

I mistakenly posted this in another thread so many apologies for my stupidity.

I have Vista Home Premium and have noticed that if I have Protected Mode enabled in the Internet Zone, Internet Explorer will not run. Disable it and Internet Explorer runs fine.

Any ideas anyone?

Thanks in advance.


  keverne 21:17 25 Feb 2007

Have you any ad blocking software running?

  LinH 23:59 25 Feb 2007

Hi daconnor,

Thanks for your response.

No, I don't have any ad blocking software running, only the various blocking features in IE - phishing and pop up blockers. other than these I have Windows' native firewall and anti-spyware running plus Avast anti-virus, only the latter being non-Microsoft

There's probably an easy answer but I haven't managed to figure it out as yet.



Do you have your internet security setting on high?

  LinH 07:27 26 Feb 2007

Hi flowerpotman,

No, all the settings are as set by default. Strange one isn't it?

Many thanks.


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