JSI Tip 4780. How can I manage how Windows and Internet Explorer 5+ manage unsigned controls?

You can use the My Computer security zone to manage how Windows and Internet Explorer handle unsigned controls. When you open Internet Explorer and press Tools / Internet Options / Security, the My Computer zone is NOT visible?

The My Computer security zone is hidden by default. To display it, you must set the Flags Value Name, a REG_DWORD data type, at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0, to hexadecimal 47. The default is hexadecimal 21.

The easiest way to do that is to extract the following to a MyComputerZone.reg file and double-click it. You can also run regedit /s <PATH>\MyComputerZone.reg:


\[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\]

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