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How To Allow Blocked Content on Internet Explorer

Follow the steps below if you are tired of having to "Enable Blocked Content" in IE each time you want to view your genealogy report.  This way, you won't get annoyed by the message: "To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could access your computer".

Security message displayed by Internet Explorer to prevent scripts (active content) to run.  You can prevent IE from displaying the following message: "To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could access your computer".

Steps to configure IE to always allow blocked content

  1. From Internet Explorer, select the Tools menu, then the Options...
  2. In the Internet Options dialog, select the Advanced tab...
  3. Scroll down until you see the Security options.  Enable the checkbox "Allow active content to run in files on My Computer".

    Click on the checkbox "Allow active content to run in files on My Computer" so you don't have to select "Allow Blocked Content" each time you view an HTML page containing scripts.
     
  4. Close the dialog, and quit Internet Explorer.  The changes will take effect the next time you start IE.

 

The Blocked Content is a security feature of Windows XP Service Pack 2.  If you do not have SP2 installed, then you will never see this message.


If you wish to publish your genealogy online, you are welcome to visit http://familytrees.genopro.com/.

Simple steps to get rid of the message "Allow Blocked Content" when viewing an HTML document containing scripts on your local machine.



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