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Alumnae Library
Debra Gomes
Associate Director & Head of Library Technology
413-265-2316
library@elms.edu

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Alumnae Library
Michael Smith
Interim Reference Librarian

413-265-2297
smithm@elms.edu

Internet Explorer (PC)

Information at Your Fingertips

A Guide for Survival in the Information Jungle

 

Internet Explorer 7x | Internet Explorer 6x | Internet Explorer 5x | Internet Explorer 4x

 

Internet Explorer 7x or Higher

To Change Your Privacy Settings to Medium & Enable Cookies

  1. Click on the "Tools" button
  2. Select "Internet Options"
  3. Click the "Privacy" tab
  4. Leave the privacy slider at "Medium" (default setting)
  5. Click the "Sites" button
  6. In the "Address of Website" field
  7. Type in the following domain names:
  • cwmars.org - then click "allow" button
  • elms.edu - then click "allow" button

8. Click the "Apply" button
9. Click "OK" again 

NOTE: If the "Medium" privacy settings do not work, you may change the settings to "Accept All Cookies." Because this is a security issue, please change setting only for the length of your session using the databases. 

To Change "Medium Setting" to "Accept All Cookies"

  1. Click on the "Tools" button
  2. Select "Internet Options"
  3. Click on the "Privacy" tab
  4. Change the privacy slider from "Medium" (default setting) to "Accept All Cookies"
  5. Click "Apply"
  6. Click "OK"
  7. Close or Refresh your Browser

Internet Explorer 6x

To Enable Cookies

  1. Click "Tools"
  2. Click "Internet Options"
  3. Click "Privacy"
  4. Check "Settings" to see if it says anything except "Accept All Cookies"
  5. If you see text that says "Custom" and no slider bar
  • Click "Default" button

       6. Click on the slider bar and drag it down until it says "Accept All Cookies"
       7. Click "Apply"
       8. Click "OK" OR

  1. Click "Privacy"
  2. Click "Advanced"
  3. Click "Override Automatic Cookie Handling"
  4. Under "1st-Party" & "3rd-party" cookies
  • Click "Enable"

       5. Click "Always Allow Session Cookies"
       6. Click "OK"

To Enable Java Scripting

  1. Click "Tools"
  2. Click "Internet Options"
  3. Click "Security"
  4. Click the Internet Zone - has a world icon
  5. Click "Custom Level"
  6. Scroll down list to "Scripting"
  7. Under "Active Scripting"
  • Click "Enable"

       8. Under "Scripting of Java Applets"

  • Click "Enable"

       9. Scroll down list "Microsoft (Java) VM"

  • Click "Java Permissions"
  • Click "OK"

NOTE: Those using Internet Explorer 6x also need to add the Remote Database website address into the browser options:

  1. Click "Tools"
  2. Click "Internet Option"
  3. Click "Privacy"
  4. Move the zone setting (slide bar) to Medium
  5. Under Website box, click "Edit"
  6. When website address window appears
  • Click in the website address box

        7. Type in remote database address domain - cwmars.org

  • Click "Allow"
  • Click "OK"

 

Internet Explorer 5x

To Enable Cookies

  1. Click "Tools"
  2. Click "Internet Options"
  3. Click the "Security" tab
  4. Click the "Internet Zone" - has a world icon
  5. Click "Custom Level"
  6. Scroll down list to "Cookies"
  7. Under "Allow cookies that are stored on your computer"
  • Click "Enable"

       8. Under "Allow Per-session Cookies"

  • Click "Enable"

To Enable Java Scripting

  1. Click "Tools"
  2. Click "Internet Options"
  3. Click the "Security" tab
  4. Click the "Internet Zone" - has a world icon
  5. Click "Custom Level"
  6. Scroll down list to "Scripting"
  7. Under "Active Scripting"
  • Click "Enable"
  • Click "OK"

 

Internet Explorer 4x

To Enable Cookies

  1. Click "View"
  2. Click "Internet Options"
  3. Click "Advanced" tab
  4. Scroll down list to the "Security" section
  5. Under "Cookies" - click "Always Accept Cookies"
  6. Click "Apply"

To Enable Java Scripting

  1. Click "View"
  2. Click "Internet Options"
  3. Click "Advanced" tab
  4. Scroll down list to "Java" section
  5. Click "Enable Java JIT compiler"
  6. Click "OK"