I agree with the sentiment against IE7 wholeheartedly. I was lucky to acquire a legal copy of Vista for one of my legal copies of XPSP1 I was not using currently.
I was forced to install Vista when I had to install an OS upgrade to fix a friend's Zune.
I tried using IE7, and half the sites I go to looked dead, and I found out it was due to the abnormally high security settings. I use Kaspersky Internet Security, why do I need a second security layer slapped onto my browser?
So I went to chane the security. That's when the nag screens popped up. My early searches for a fix came across this patent http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20070016954.html which sunk my hopes for finding a fix, since world patents block any attempt for a patch or easy workaround. So I'm currently looking for the following things:
1) A way to quickly lower ALL the security settings without recieving the about:SecurityRisk nag screen, and the pain-in-the-panel that pops down when I navigate anywhere.
2) A program that easily manages the list in the "Restricted Zone" - it comes prefilled with almost thousands of websites. My vital data is secured off the computer on an external drive. It's also protected with Kaspersky and Sandboxie. Why must I have that "idiot-proofer" list prefilled in? To accept it would also mean resigning to that I, too, am an idiot, which I am not.
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