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I just build a windows 2008 r2 server and cannot download anything with explorer 8 or 9

Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I just built a windows 2008 server with internet explorer 8. I went to download Java and Flash, and it will not let me, says my security settings do not allow it. I turned off UAC, I went to turn down security settings in my browser secuity for internet but the only option is have is HIGH. I tried updating to explorer 9 and that did not help. I just want to download some basics like FLASH and ADOBE...how can I lower the browser security
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