Disabling the blocking of pop-ups from secured sites

Posted On 2007-08-24 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: Internet Explorer Software Hack/Tweak Windows
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By default Internet Explorer blocks the pop-ups because they are mostly used for irritating advertising purposes. For secured pages (e.g. the login to a bankaccount), this behavior is not wished. The URL of a secured page is preceded by HTTPS in stead of HTTP. The blocking of pop-ups for these HTTPS-pages can be disabled by changing the DWORD-value Allow HTTPS to 1 in the following registry key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\New Windows

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