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Security & Pop-Up Help

If you keep getting pop-up messages in Internet Explorer try this to help turn them off.

WARNING: Before proceeding, please, be sure you have read and understood the following!
If you are working on a university computer and if your department has a computer technician or information systems administrator, you may be required to visit with them before you are permitted to make any changes to your computer. Therefore, speak with them before proceeding with any attempt to apply changes to your computer.

1.) Security Pop-up Issue: Accessing APEX Login Page.
When accessing the login page of APEX a "Security Alert" may display a message similar to the following.
Information you exchange from this site cannot be viewed or changed by others. However, there is a problem with this sites security certificate...
Do you want to proceed?
-View Certificate
When the above message appears follow the below steps:
  1. Click on View Certificate.
  2. Click on Install Certificate.
  3. In the Certificate Import Wizard click Next.
  4. Click the radio button next to Automatically select the certificate to store based on the type of certificate.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. Then the Security Warning pop-up will open. Click Yes.
  8. When it says "Import was successful", click OK.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click Yes.

2.) Security Pop-up Issue: Selecting "Open Audit" to review audit.
When clicking on "Open Audit" to open an audit for reviewing, Security Information may display a message similar to the following.
This page contains secure and nonsecure items.
Do you want to display the nonsecure items?
-More Info
When the above message appears follow the below steps.
  1. From the Menu bar click on Tools.
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Security tab.
  4. Under the internet (globe icon) click on Custom Level.
  5. Under the Miscellaneous header, look for Display Mixed Content.
  6. Click on Enable.
  7. Click on OK.
  8. A message will say "Are you sure you want to change the security settings for this zone?" Click Yes.
  9. Click OK to close the Security Information dialogue box.
These tips were written from Internet Explorer 6.x. If you have an older version of Internet Explorer these steps might be slightly different.
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Date Page Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2008