How do I configure Internet Explorer?
This lesson configures Internet Explorer to work with the Attainia suite, to improve speed of data downloads, downloading Excel reports and/or exports, and preventing non-secure items popup window. The instructions below are for supported versions of Internet Explorer (Currently Internet Explorer version 9 and later)
Step 1 - Opening Internet Options window
Step 2 - Select to Delete Temporary files
Once Internet Options appears, you will be under the General tab.
Click on the Delete... button under Browsing history.
Step 3 - Deleting Temporary files
Check the boxes for Temporary Internet files, and Cookies and website data.
If you have any of the Attainia sites saved in your Favorites or Bookmarks, UNcheck the box for Preserve Favorites website data. This will not remove your Favorites. It will only remove the temporary files associated with the sites in your Favorites.
Click on Delete.
Step 4 - Selecting to configure Temporary Internet Files
Step 6 - Trusted Sites
Now, on to the Security settings.
Click on the Security tab.
Select the Trusted sites zone.
Then, click on the Sites button.
Step 7 - Enter in Trusted Site names
Remove the checkmark from Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone.
Add the following to your trusted sites list by entering the website name in the empty textbox and clicking the Add button. Do this for each website address below.
Click the Close button.
Step 8 - Select Custom Level Settings
Back on the Security tab, ensure you are still under the Trusted sites zone. Then, click on the Custom level... button.
Step 10 - Configure settings for navigating between security zones
Scroll down a little farther under the Miscellaneous heading and find Websites in less priviliged web content zone can navigate into this zone and set it to Enable.
Click the OK button.
This setting prevents an annoying warning when navigating to a site in your Trusted Sites list from a site that is not in the Trusted Sites list.
Step 11 - Apply the same settings from Steps 9 and 10 to Internet zone
Step 12 - Privacy
Step 14 - Select Pop-Up Blocker Settings
Step 15 - Add attainia.com to the list of Allowed Sites
Step 16 - You're finished!
Be sure to exit all Internet Explorer browsers for the settings to take effect. Then restart Internet Explorer.