Microsoft Internet Explorer browser requires in certain cases special analysis and configuring since some setting values selected by the user or set by default may cause security problems.
Here are some examples of the objects and parameters used in the browser and how they are associated with potential security threats:
Note that some settings may lead to problems with displaying certain websites (for example if they use ActiveX controls). This problem can be solved by adding these websites to the trusted zone.
Browser analysis and configuration are performed in the Browser Configuration Wizard. The wizard checks whether the latest browser updates are installed and makes sure that the current browser settings do not make the system vulnerable to malicious exploits. Once the Wizard is complete, a report is generated which can be sent to Kaspersky Lab for analysis.
The wizard consists of a series of screens (steps) navigated using the Cancel button.and buttons. To close the wizard once it completes its work, use the button. To stop the wizard at any stage, use the
Close all Microsoft Internet Explorer windows before starting the diagnostics.
To start the Browser Configuration Wizard:
Detailed discussion of the wizard steps.
Starting the Wizard
Make sure the optionis selected and click the button to start the Wizard.
Microsoft Internet Explorer settings analysis
The Wizard analyzes the settings of Microsoft Internet Explorer. Searching the browser settings for problems may take some time. Once the search is complete, the Wizard will proceed automatically to the next step.
Selecting actions to configure the browser
The problems found during the previous step are presented in groups, based on the type of danger that they pose.
To view the actions within a group, click the + icon to the left of the group name.
To make the Wizard perform a certain action, check the box to the left of the corresponding action name. By default, the Wizard performs all recommended and strongly recommended actions. If you do not wish to perform a certain action, uncheck the box next to it.
Unchecking the boxes selected by default is strongly discouraged because doing so will leave your computer vulnerable.
Having defined the set of actions, which the Wizard will perform, click thebutton.
The Wizard will perform the actions selected during the previous step. Browser configuration may take some time. Once configuring is complete, the Wizard proceeds automatically to the next step.
Closing the Wizard
Click thebutton to close the Wizard.