It freezes Internet Explorer and I have to close it with Task Manager. This morning it happened 4 times before I was able to post.
Does anybody else have this problem?
The warning message shouldn't happen for this site, but it is not uncommon to see when visiting website. It has to do with the security certificate of the site. That said, it shouldn't cause a problem with your browser. If that is happening, I suspect something else is going on with your browser. I'd start by clearing out the browser cache.
Fixing it is more problematic. The offered MS Hotfixes are old and not for the current version of IE. Rather then possibly making it worse, I guess I'll just have to live with it.
Have you tried resetting Internet Explorer to its default settings? To the settings when IE was first installed on your computer? I have fixed many problems with IE by just doing this. The downside is that, if you had customized some of the settings (ex.: security), you will have to go back and adjust them again.
Sepiana, I did that about 10 days ago, when I got several of the popups in a row, just like this morning. Like you, I have used that method to fix the browser a few times before. No joy with this thing though.
However, it has not re-appeared since this morning, so it's more a nuisance than a serious problem.
I don't understand how low popularity of a given browser (in this case Internet Explorer) or its privacy/security features will explain the warnings Rita has been getting. Moreover, why they seem to be limited to this forum. That's the crux of the matter.
Thanks everyone for all the trouble you have taken to help and the interesting links.
I have tried other browsers in the past and now use Firefox as a secondary browser.
This Warning, according to the MS help site, is generated by IE itself, so does not appear anywhere else.
I do still use IE for 2 reasons.
1. It accepts the Norton bar on which I rely for security and it has never let me down.
2. The Favorites (Bookmark) system, which allows very easy control. To me it is one of the most important features of my entire computer with dozens of folders and hundreds of subfolders containing all my references related to Photoshop and online Shopping and a few other things. I keep it up to date on almost a daily basis and back it up about once a month to an external drive.
When IE will be terminated by MS, and one day it will be, I probably would have to go to Excel to equal it. It is that complicated.
Chrome is said to collect and sell every little fact they can glean about its users. That is not something I wish to support.