Protected Mode now disabled for the Local Intranet Zone in Internet Explorer 8

Hi! It’s Veena Karanam again.  I wanted to take some time to discuss another change regarding Internet Explorer 8. With IE7 on Windows Vista, any navigation between web sites operating under different integrity levels would cause the following dialog to display: Further navigation would be forced to occur in a new window. By default, Protected…

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Application Compatibility - IE7 Protected Mode

Friday, April 20, 2007 4:44 AM On Windows Vista, Internet Explorer 7 runs in Protected Mode, which can help protect users from attack by running the Internet Explorer process with greatly restricted privileges.  Protected Mode significantly reduces the ability of an attack to write, alter, or destroy data on the user’s machine or to install…

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