Internet Explorer 8.0 Settings

Browser Settings

If your Browser Test Utility states that you are using Internet Explorer 7 and you know that you are running IE 8 or IE 9, you may be running in Compatibility View Mode. To turn it OFF, click Tools icon in the menu bar then click on Compatibility View mode in the drop-down list (it’s a toggle switch). If the checkmark disappears in the menu list, then Compatibility View mode has been shut off and your browser version should now display correctly whenever you check it.

Cookies
  1. Click TOOLS.
  2. Select INTERNET OPTIONS.
  3. Click the PRIVACY tab.
  4. Click the button "Advanced".
    1. Put a check mark next to "Override Automatic Cookie Handling".
    2. Select ACCEPT for "First Party Cookies" and "This Party Cookies".
    3. Put a check mark next to "Always Allow Session Cookies".
Security
  1. Click TOOLS.
  2. Select INTERNET OPTIONS.
  3. Click the SECURITY tab.
    1. Set the Security Level for the Internet Zone to MEDIUM (if slider bar is not available, click on the button "Default Level").

    2. Click on the button "Custom Level".

    3. Under Scripting of Java Applets make sure the radio button is set to ENABLE.

    4. Under File Download, make sure the radio button is set to ENABLE for XP only) Under Automatic prompting for file downloads, make sure the radio button is set to ENABLE.

    5. Click OK button.  

  4. Click the PRIVACY tab.
    1. Set the Privacy Setting to MEDIUM.
    2. Click on the button "Advanced".
    3. Put a check mark next to "Override Automatic Cookie Handling".
    4. Under First-party Cookies make sure the radio button is set to ACCEPT.
    5. Under Third-party Cookies make sure the radio button is set to ACCEPT.
    6. Put a check mark next to "Always Allow Session Cookies".
    7. Click OK button.
  5. Click the ADVANCED tab.
    1. Under Security make sure the checkbox for "Do not save encrypted pages to disk" is blank.

    2. Under the Security Security Section, only check "Use TLS 1.0”.

  6. Click OK until exited completely from options.

Deleting All Temporary Internet Files:

WARNING! MFA Impact - Doing this will cause an end user to be challenged at log in on an authorized computer.

  1. Click TOOLS.
  2. Select INTERNET OPTIONS.
  3. Click the GENERAL tab.
  4. Under Browsing History, click the 'Delete...' button.
  5. In the Delete Browsing History popup window, put a check mark next to Temporary Internet Files. User may decide whether to put a check mark in all other boxes in this window.
  6. Click the 'Delete' button at bottom of popup window.
  7. Click OK until exited completely from options.

Deleting Cookies Only:

WARNING! MFA Impact - Doing this will cause an end user to be challenged at log in on an authorized computer.

  1. Click TOOLS.
  2. Select INTERNET OPTIONS.
  3. Click the GENERAL tab.
  4. Under Browsing History, click the 'Delete...' button.
  5. In the Delete Browsing History popup window, check the box for Cookies. Uncheck all other boxes in this window, with possible exception of 'Preserve Favorites website data'.
  6. Click the 'Delete' button at bottom of popup window.
  7. Click OK until exited completely from options.