Re: Can only display PDF documents when protected mode is off

Posted: 01-24-2008, 11:36 PM
Forwarded to microsoft.public.windows.vista.security newsgroup via crosspost
for greater exposure.

What third-party security applications are installed (e.g., anti-virus;
anti-spyware, firewall)?
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YMA wrote:
> The Acrobat plugin for PDF in IE only works when protected mode is off
> (i.e., when I am on a trusted site, or when I turn off protected mode for
> the current zone). Sounds to me like a security problem...
>
> Any idea what could be happening and how to fix it?
>
> BTW: SVG documents display correctly (with the appropriate Adobe plugin)
> regardless of protected mode setting. Also, I had a problem of not being
> able to save bookmarks when in protected mode, as described in
> (http://www.winhelponline.com/blogs/49/1); I did what they said, and now,
> it
> works. I suspect my current problem (with PDF files) is of similar
> nature... but I don't know how to fix it.

Re: Can only display PDF documents when protected mode is off


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Jesper
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Re: Can only display PDF documents when protected mode is off
Posted: 01-26-2008, 07:47 AM
Try resetting the security settings for the Internet zone to the defaults and
see if that fixes the problem. I don't know whether it will, but it is worth
a shot.
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Your question may already be answered in Windows Vista Security:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/047...otectyourwi-20


"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> Forwarded to microsoft.public.windows.vista.security newsgroup via crosspost
> for greater exposure.
>
> What third-party security applications are installed (e.g., anti-virus;
> anti-spyware, firewall)?
> --
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>
>
> YMA wrote:
> > The Acrobat plugin for PDF in IE only works when protected mode is off
> > (i.e., when I am on a trusted site, or when I turn off protected mode for
> > the current zone). Sounds to me like a security problem...
> >
> > Any idea what could be happening and how to fix it?
> >
> > BTW: SVG documents display correctly (with the appropriate Adobe plugin)
> > regardless of protected mode setting. Also, I had a problem of not being
> > able to save bookmarks when in protected mode, as described in
> > (http://www.winhelponline.com/blogs/49/1); I did what they said, and now,
> > it
> > works. I suspect my current problem (with PDF files) is of similar
> > nature... but I don't know how to fix it.
>
>
 
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