No, but I am having the same problem even when I turn protected mode off.
The lowest security setting allowed is Medium, which always checks on
PS - I tried to send a personal reply to Kerry, but cannot decode his
address which has too many anti-spam inserts for my humble skills. Apologies
for reposting to the whole list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: Protected mode ON vs Protected mode OFF
> "Bill Silvert" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> The problem I see with protected mode is that it is so dumb that it
>> becomes self-defeating. Sure, I want to be warned if a site I am browsing
>> tries to slip something onto my machine. On the other hand, if I click on
>> a download link and then have to see a warning message and then click
>> several boxes to proceed, it gets frustrating and I want to turn off the
>> protection. Would it be that hard to smarten up IE to know the difference
>> between programs that are trying to snerak up on me and the files I have
>> asked for?
> I have protected mode on. I don't see several boxes to click on when I try
> to download a file. Are you trying to save the download in a protected
> Kerry Brown
> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User