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How did I add a 'Trusted Site' when the security tab is not displayed

Posted on 2008-10-01
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We have a user who on their W2K machine has a trusted site, that needs to be transferred to their new Win XP build with IE6-SP2. The security tab in Internet Options is disabled so we're unable to do it that way.

If I run IE as administrator on the old machine I can't see the site listed under trusted sites, so am wondering how this was set originally.
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by:jcimarron
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it3rdlinesupport--My first reaction is that malware may have installed on the PC.
Scan with antivirus and antispyware programs using the latest reference definitions.
If this PC is in a business environment, the Security may have been disable by a Group Policy.
Otherwise http://forums.techguy.org/windows-95-98-me/119248-missing-security-tab-internet-options.html
Even though an old reference it still may help.
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by:jcimarron
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it3rdlinesupport--If malware is not the problem this may help
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/iegentabs.reg
For an explanation see here (about 20% of the way down the page)
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/archive/t-360399.html 
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Solution found :-

Create the below registry entries...

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\<url>]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\<url>\www]
"https"=dword:00000002
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