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WIN2K vs IE6

Posted on 2001-07-12
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04

I've just install Windows 2000 professionnal and Internet explorer 6.  For some reason, I can't access to high encrypted sites any more.  They keep telling me that I have not enough encryption.  So I downloaded the IE version 128 bits and try to install it.  But it told me that this version could not be installed on WIN2K.

Then I tried to uninstall IE6 without success !

What should I do now ?

Thanks in advance.
Question by:tam031198
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ID: 6277142
Install ie 5.5

I hope this helps !

Expert Comment

ID: 6278260
Win2K supposedly includes 128bit encoding, but you have to install it. Look under control panel, add/remove programs, windows components. Install the high-encryption component.

You may have to uninstall ie6, do the win2k fix, re-install ie6.


p.s. 128bit encryption is no longer restricted to the U.S., which is why Win2K and IE6 now include it standard.

Once installed, 128 bit encryption CANNOT be removed.

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hstiles earned 300 total points
ID: 6280875
Alternatively, install WIN2K SP2, which will upgrade your machine to 128-bit encryption.

Expert Comment

ID: 6280898
So Win2K Pro (original) doesn't include 128-bit encroption?

I may have gotten it out of the SP2.. I did install that.. Anyway, yes. Install the win2k specific encryption and then reinstall ie6 (if needed).


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Thanks a lot.

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