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SP2 and saved web pages..

I have several saved webpages including a couple from these forums, and CNet. When I open these pages offline, I get a security alert, although when I open them ONLINE, all is fine.
Guessing it has to do with security settings for the different zones, but not sure, since I would think security would be tighter in the Internet Zone, than in a "local" zone.
Any clues?

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Re: SP2 and saved web pages..

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Think about it. Cross zone scripting and access was tightened. Locally saved content will trip the alarm due to the mixed sources.

Bob

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Re: SP2 and saved web pages..

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Thanks for the reply Bob, but have to admit, I don't get it.
If I go to my website homepage, online, no warnings, all is fine. Yes it has internal scripts, and links to external scripts.
If I go to the identical page, except stored on my computer, I get the alerts, wether online, or offline.
Know you don't like hand holding, so if you have any links that might better explain this, would appreciate them.
Plus it irks me that when you get a security alert, can allow it, refuse it, but no explaination of just what is causing it.
Inquiring minds..blah blah. Happy

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Re: SP2 and saved web pages..

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It's "mixed content". Such will cause security alerts since you can't maintain security when content is from mixed sources.

Bob

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It's "mixed content". Such will cause security alerts since you can't maintain security when content is from mixed sources.

You got me again. The same "mixed content" is present online, and offline, at least as far as my website homepage goes.
Just seems that if this is the case, the online website would show the problem.

Anyway, appreciate the replies, and I can always just click on "Allow" to see my "local" homepage.
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The mixed content is not online.

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Here's why. When you look at it from the internet, all the content is from the internet "zone". When it's on your hard disk, some content may be in the local zone and some on the internet zone. A security alert is too likely to crop up.

I'd have to dig into the HTML code to find where the issue is, but that's something I leave for you to do.

Bob

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Re: Just one more time..

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Try the registry change as described in the following MSKB article:
Q878461 - "Pictures do not appear as expected, or you receive an error message when you open an HTML file on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer"

Good Luck,

Cetin


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