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Posted 14 Jan 2005

HOWTO: Lockdown Internet Explorer using a Trusted Zone helper

, 14 Jan 2005
This article includes a fully working Javascript with user interface that plugs-in to Internet Explorer. The plugin allows you to effortlessly manage which websites are part of your "Trusted Zone". The Trusted Zone is a little used (and generally little known) powerful security feature of
Installation Instructions:

1) Extract contents of ZIP archive to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\
2) Execute tzhlp.reg to install into IE.

Note:	If your Internet Explorer exists at a different location (or you wish
	to locate the software elsewhere) you will need to edit the tzhlp.reg
	file with a valid path to 'tzhlp.html'.

Use the Registry Editor (Start->Run->"regedit"->OK) and navigate to the key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\

Once there, delete the key called "Change domain trust..."

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Nathan Evans
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am the lead developer of numerous .NET-based networking and communication server systems for Windows, for a company based in Cambridge. Including SMS/SMPP, VOIP and VoiceXML technologies.

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