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Summary This article describes the recommended browser settings to use askiavista.
Applies to askiavista
Written for Data processor
Keywords browser; settings; vista; askiavista

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Askiavista 5.x

Internet Explorer 6

askiavista uses enhanced security permissions to deliver application-like performance.

1. Security settings

1.1 Set the zone

Go to the Tools menu and select Internet Options...

Now set the security zone to Local Intranet or higher.



1.2 Add the site

Click on Sites, then in the Local intranet window click on Advanced.



Now add your askiavista site and close.



1.3 Customize the level

Click on Custom Level... and check the following security settings:

.NET Framework-reliant components
Enable Run components not signed with Authenticode
Enable Run components signed with Authenticode
ActiveX controls and plug-ins
Disable Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls
Enable Binary and script behaviors
Enable Download signed ActiveX controls
Disable Download unsigned ActiveX controls
Disable Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe
Enable Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins
Enable Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting
Downloads
Enable Automatic prompting for file downloads
Enable File download
Enable Font download
Miscellaneous
Enable Access data sources across domains
Enable Allow META REFRESH
Enable Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control
Enable Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints
Prompt Allow web pages to use restricted protocols for active content
Prompt Display mixed content
Enable Don’t prompt for client certification selection when no certificate exists
Enable Drag and drop or copy paste files
Prompt Installation of desktop items
Prompt Launching programs and files in an IFRAME
Enable Navigate sub-frames across different domains
Enable Open files based on content, not file extension
Medium Software channel permissions
Enable Submit nonencrypted form data
Disable Use pop-up blocker
Enable Userdata persistence
Enable Web sites in less privileged web content zone can navigate into this zone
Scripting
Enable Active scripting
Enable Allow paste operations via script
Enable Scripting of Java applets

2. Advanced settings
Still in Internet Options, go to the Advanced tab.
In the Browsing section activate:
Enable visual styles on buttons and controls on web pages.

Internet Explorer 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 & 11
You can follow the setup or download this IE7 registry file.
1. Security settings
1.1 Set the zone
Go to the Tools menu and select Internet Options...
Now set the security zone to Local Intranet or higher.

1.2 Add the site
Click on Sites, then in the Local intranet window click on Advanced.

Now add your askiavista site and close.

1.3 Customize the level
Click on Custom Level... and check the following security settings:

.NET Framework-reliant components
Enable Run components not signed with Authenticode
Enable Run components signed with Authenticode
ActiveX controls and plug-ins
Enable Allow previously unused ActiveX controls to run without prompt
Enable Allow scriptlets
Disable Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls
Enable Binary and script behaviors
Disable Display video and animation on a webpage that does not use external media player
Enable Download signed ActiveX controls
Prompt Download unsigned ActiveX controls
Prompt Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting
Enable Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting
Downloads
Enable Automatic prompting for file downloads
Enable File download
Enable Font download
Miscellaneous
Enable Access data sources across domains
Enable Allow META REFRESH
Enable Allow scripting of Internet Explorer web browser control
Enable Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints
Prompt Allow web pages to use restricted protocols for active content
Enable Allow websites to open windows without address or status bars
Prompt Display mixed content
Enable Don’t prompt for client certification selection when no certificate exists
Enable Drag and drop or copy paste files
Enable Include local directory path when uploading files to a server
Prompt Installation of desktop items
Prompt Launching applications and unsafe items
Prompt Launching programs and files in an IFRAME
Enable Navigate sub-frames across different domains
Enable Open files based on content, not file extension
Medium Software channel permissions
Enable Submit non-encrypted form data
Enable Use phishing filter
Disable Use pop-up blocker
Enable Userdata persistence
Enable Web sites in less privileged web content zone can navigate into this zone
Scripting
Enable Active scripting
Prompt Allow Programmatic clipboard access
Enable Allow status bar updates via script
Enable Allow websites to prompt for information using scripted windows
Enable Scripting of Java applets

2. Advanced settings
Still in Internet Options, go to the Advanced tab.
In the Browsing section activate:
Enable visual styles on buttons and controls on web pages.

3. Specific IE 10 settings
In order to connect to askiavista with Internet Explorer 10; you must also set:

  • Browser mode: IE10 compatibility mode
  • Document mode: Quirks IE5

These options are accessible via: Tools menu > Development tools (or just hit F12).

Askiavista 6.x
Askiavista 6.x requires you use a modern web browser1. askiavista is compatible with the latest versions of Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera Next and Internet Explorer.
No plugins are required but you will need to make sure (even though all browsers enable these by default now) that:

  • Sites & web applications can run JavaScript
  • Sites & web applications can display all images

1 Legacy browsers are not supported.

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