By default, the security level in Internet Explorer for the Internet zone is set to Medium-High. This means that Internet Explorer puts certain restrictions in place to protect you when browsing the Internet. For example, it will prompt you before downloading content that may be unsafe. You can customize the security level to suit your needs using the following steps:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools and select Internet Options.
  3. Click the Security tab.
  4. Select the zone you want to change the security level for.
  5. Move the slider up or down to the appropriate setting.
  6. Click OK

A word of caution when you are customizing the security level, if you set the level too low, your computer may be at risk.

[tags]Internet Explorer 7, IE 7, change security setting[/tags]