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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Understanding Internet Explorer’s Advanced Security Options

To close our look at Windows 8’s web security features, this section takes you through Internet Explorer’s Advanced security options. Select Tools, Internet Options, display the Advanced tab, and then scroll down to the Security section to see the following options:

Allow Active Content from CDs to Run on My Computer—Leave this check box deactivated to prevent active content such as scripts and controls located in CD-based web pages to execute on your computer. However, if you have a CD-based program that won’t function, you might need to activate this check box to enable the program to work properly.

Allow Active Content to Run in Files on My Computer—Leave this check box deactivated ...

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