jim evans wrote:
> I have held off upgrading from version 6 of IE for as long as possible
> for exactly the kind of thing that happened, but a website I use
> routinely has forced me to upgrade. After upgrading I now get nag
> messages when I do various activities that have absolutely nothing to
> do with the browser. I get warning messages when I start programs and
> various ordinary activities. I get the following warning when I put
> a picture in Photoshop and even when I copy a file from one drive to
Always state your full Windows version (e.g., WinXP SP3; WinXP 64-bit SP2;
Vista SP1; Vista 64-bit SP2; Win7; Win7 64-bit) when posting in a forum or
newsgroup. Please do so in your next reply.
Is the computer fully patched at Windows Update?
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)? Were any of these applications running
in the background when you installed IE8?
Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the
computer (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
Cite a few examples of these "various activities" which elicit this "page
has an unspecified potential security risk" warnings.
PS: Quote this entire post or don't bother replying to it.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002