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Encryption

by odoyle_21 / October 20, 2006 4:22 AM PDT

I just downloaded Internet Explorer 7.0 and now I am unable to access a site that requires "Internet Explorer 5, JavaScript Enabled,128-bit Encryption".

Does IE 7.0 not have 128-bit Encryption? If not, how am I able to access this? I tried to download Internet Explorer High Encryption Pack, but when I run it a message pops up saying, "this package cannot install on windows 2000." That's ok, but I use Windows XP Home Ed.

Any help??

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It has it...
by John.Wilkinson / October 20, 2006 4:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Encryption

Internet Explorer support for 128-bit encryption, and even 256-bit encryption when running Windows Vista. The problem is most likely the site not recognizing IE7 as being IE5+. You can click here for more information, and make sure you try the User Agent String Utility mentioned there.

John

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Dont use IE 7
by Dogmancar / October 22, 2006 3:53 PM PDT
In reply to: Encryption

Windows internet explorer 7 is the worse internet browser yet. It has so many security problems not to mention other issues that its even easier for people to force install junk on your computer. I recommend you use IE 6 which still isnt good but its much better than IE 7 or use firefox which is byfar the best browser since its a open source GNU that has had many many people working together to create and improve it.

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I don't entirely agree...
by John.Wilkinson / October 23, 2006 12:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Dont use IE 7

While I feel Firefox is still the superior browser, I completely disagree that IE6 is more secure than IE7. If you click here to read a PC World article published today you'll find that IE6 is more susceptible to drive-by downloads than its new IE7 counterpart. Thus, unless you encounter compatibility issues with IE7 it is not advisable to go back to IE6.

John

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