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Security settings in IE won't load secure files???

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I have no idea how to fix this or if it can be fixed. If I hit the page with https or a secure js file directly, it won't load the page or js with the security settings set to HIGH. I get a "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded" or the page loads partially. If I change the Internet security settings to Medium-High it loads fine. Is there any way to resolve this on my end so a user doesn't have to change their settings in IE?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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For what it's worth, Medium-High is the default setting.  Most users will have that.
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by:jcw20
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Chose medum after you chose customize  then click reset click okk on all screens . make sure your using at least IE 7 or better . I would download java machine from sun.com it free.
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by:jcw20
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I  gues if you could change what zone it loads in or put the page behind a ssl certificat.
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by:jcw20
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the other thing you could is sighn your application  not sure how you do that.
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by:894359
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I appreciate the feedback but I'm trying to figure out how to resolve this problem without changing the browser settings. My QA dept. tests at a high security setting. One thing that didn't occur to me is that the secure code is served from a different sub domain. Would it make a difference if the code was moved to the same sub domain?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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If you mean page from a domain and javascript from another or a subdomain, I can see that being that blocked.  Move it and find out.
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by:894359
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FYI...If you want to see what I'm talking about go to https://profile.ea.com/ that page contains references to our Omniture js code.

https://ssl.resources.ea.com/omniture/s_code_remote_v02.js
https://ssl.resources.ea.com/omniture/omniture_wrapper.js
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by:Tony Gimenez
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Change "File Download" setting to "Enable" in the security settings.
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by:Tony Gimenez
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Disregard above comment.
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by:894359
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Can anyone tell me why I would get this issue from the pages I posted I don't have any idea why or what the high security setting constitutes?
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Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
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Maybe this will help: http://blogs.technet.com/b/steriley/archive/2008/09/16/internet-explorer-security-levels-compared.aspx

I notice that all cookies are disabled in 'High'.
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by:894359
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Thanks Dave... that article is very helpful!
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by:Dave Baldwin
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You're welcome.  Thanks for the points.
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