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? re: Phishing setting in new IE 7

by zeebell / November 20, 2006 1:28 PM PST

I was curious about the settings under Internet Options, Advanced tab - especially the phishing part.

It shows that it is turned on; however, there is a yellow shield with a red exclamation point in the icon (it's not a checkbox) next to Phishing Filter wording.

Is the yellow shield supposed to be there? If not, how to I get it to not show yellow?

Thanks,

Julea

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It's normal...
by John.Wilkinson / November 20, 2006 11:42 PM PST

The exclamation mark looks black to me in the yellow circle, but it's the icon for the Phishing control, just like the printer icon for the printing options. It's meant to represent the fact that it would caution you when visiting potentially fraudulent websites.

No worries.
John

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(NT) Thanks John for your response -- think I'm color blind (LOL)
by zeebell / November 21, 2006 3:06 AM PST
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Yellow Shield Black Exclamination Mark
by MaryLB / July 2, 2010 5:31 AM PDT
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That has changed. Internet Explorer 8 was attacked by an anti virus program (Fake) called AV Shield. Could not get on line. Switched to my backup browser, FireFox. *Recommend to have a back up browser in case of problems like this* Deleted 8, and tried to re down load 8 again. No go would not download. Tried then to download Goggle Chrome, same issue. After that, a yellow shied, black exclamation mark appeared, and started to download *updates* could not stop. What is so weird is that I had just checked for updates using the up date manager and also Microsoft Essentials, both stated no updates at this time.
Now, this yellow shield is asking to install the downloads which I refused to do. Since Essentials could not find a virus, I ran Yahoo's Anti spy ware, since Essentials does not have this. The program scanned and then stated that there was no spy ware nor were there cookies, even though I had been on the computer for over 3 hours trying to find a way of deleting this shield. Surely there had to be cookies, so this program was also corrupted also. Anyone had a suggestion as to how to remove this shield besides taking the computer to a repair shop and having it done, too expensive here.

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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 2, 2010 7:11 AM PDT
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