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Stop the "Internet Explorer Information Bar" from popping up.

Unlike Firefox, Chrome, and almost every other browser which actually scan files or isolate your downloads to a single directory. This malignant and bothersome "security" feature in Internet Explorer works by popping up an annoying yellow bar at the top of the screen every single time you download a file.

If you run corporate web applications through IE you know the resulting lag often kills automated scripts on the page, can cause PHP errors in the case of dynamically created content, and generally makes the Internet an unpleasant place to work. Not only that, there are no security features which can be set to completely disable this pesky little add-on.

That said, there is a way to get around it.

  1. Go under Tools, Internet Options, and select the Advanced tab.
  2. Enable java script, enable cookies, and deactivate the pop-up blocker
  3. Now under the security tab select Trusted sites
  4. Click the button which says, "sites"
  5. Uncheck the button which says to require server authentication (https)
  6. Now add the tail end of each domain you download from regularly preceded by an Astrix and a period. i.e. (*.download.com, *.sourceforge.net, *.tucows.com)
It won't let you add just astrix or astrix dot com unfortunately. So there is some labor involved in getting the most common sites used into the exception list.

I will also add that this is not the most secure method to browse the web as IE's whole security process is built around asking the user every time it does anything. But if security was a big issue then you probably wouldn't be using IE anyway.

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