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    Privacy Settings (6.x)

    I often get a "privacy settings" alert (token on the status bar, with pop-up message) and a block put on an ad --

    This happens when going to my homepage (msnbc.com)...

    So I go to the privacy settings as directed, and set the cookies to "allow all" (I delete them after the fact), but this doesn't stop the message etc. happening...

    What am I doing wrong in my aetup?

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    Re: Privacy Settings (6.x)

    Try going to IE>options>security>trusted sites>sites and adding " <big>https:msnbc.com</big> " ( without the quotes ) to your trusted sites. OK out.

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    Re: Privacy Settings (6.x)

    I override IE's default cookie handling and block third-party cookies. The red circle appears when ads or other not-from-the-main-domain content attempts to set a persistent cookie. Normally this causes no problems. Are you having problems?
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    Re: Privacy Settings (6.x)

    Bob:

    I'll try that ... thanks.

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    Re: Privacy Settings (6.x)

    J:

    Not problems, really...

    I'm just *real* gun-shy when my puter does something, not only without permission, but without my understanding how and why...

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