Setting Privacy Level to Medium High in IE

This section provides a tutorial example on how to review and set privacy level to Medium High for Internet Web sites in IE (Internet Explorer).

The next IE (Internet Explorer) option area to review and modify is related to privacy protection.

1. Run IE and click "Tools > Internet Options" menu. Then click the "Privacy" tab.

2. Review and change settings as suggested below:

Select a setting for the Internet zone
   Medium High
      - Blocks third-party cookies that do not have a compact
        privacy policy
      - Blocks third-party cookies that save information that can be
        used to contact you without your explicit consent
      - Blocks first-party cookies that save information that can be
        used to contact you without your explicit consent

[x] Never allow websites to request your physical location
[x] Turn on Pop-up Blocker
[x] Disable toolbars and extensions when InPrivate Browsing starts

Note that some Web sites, link linkedin.com, may not work if the privacy level is set to "High". Here are details of the "High" level:

   High
      - Blocks all cookies from websites that do have a compact
        privacy policy
      - Blocks cookies that save information that can be used to
        contact you without your explicit consent

3. Click "Ok" to save changes.

The picture below shows medium high privacy level settings in IE:
Setting Privacy Level to Medium High in IE

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Up To Date

 Home Page and History Options for IE

 Deleting History Files in IE

 Setting Security Level to Medium-High in IE

Setting Privacy Level to Medium High in IE

 Disabling Form Auto-Completion in IE

 Disabling Extension Add-Ons in IE

 Disabling Search Engines in IE

 Disabling Accelerators in IE

 Adding Tracking Protection List in IE

 Building Tracking Protection List in IE

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

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