Disable IE9 “Running Security Scan.”

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Below are instructions on how to disable IE9′s security scanning feature. I personally would rather let my anti-virus software do it’s work and not have my browser stall when trying to install simple programs that I have downloaded.

IE9 - Running Security Scan

*** UPDATE ***

Unfortunately this only worked with IE9 beta and no longer works. If someone has figured out how to disable the security scan, please post below. Thank you


Step 1

Click Tools and then Internet Options.

IE9 Internet Options

Step 2

Click on the “Security” tab, then “Custom”, scroll down and click “enable” under “Display Mixed Content.”

IE9 - Display Mixed Content

Step 3

Click on “OK” and then “OK.”

IE9 - Confirm

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  • The Rabbit

    It doe not work!

  • john

    this didnt help me at all

  • Suraj

    A nice workaround is to use the download manager: http://internetdownloadmanager.com/

  • Guest

    This didn’t work for me…

    • http://theitbros.com/ Brian Jackson

      This stopped working with IE9 beta as stated in article above. We will see if we can find a fix though for you.