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Internet Explorer Browser Requirements

Below you will find configuration settings for Internet Explorer 8. Please note that as of 09/24/2010 Internet Explorer 6 is not supported by myUFL. These settings provide the best user experience for the myUFL system (my.ufl.edu) and ensure all portal services will work as expected.

Disabling the Popup Blocker

  • Select the 'Tools' menu from the upper right hand corner of the screen
  • Highlight the 'Pop-up Blocker' section of the 'Tools' menu
  • Select 'Turn on pop-up blocker
  • Select the 'Tools' menu from the upper right hand corner of the screen again
  • Highlight the 'Pop-up Blocker' section of the 'Tools' menu
  • Now select 'Pop-up Blocker Settings'
  • Type *.ufl.edu into the 'Address of website to allow:' field
  • Click the 'Add' button to the left of the field and then click 'Close'

Enabling Mixed Content

  • Go to the 'Tools' Menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Security' tab
  • In the section labeled 'Security level for this zone', select the 'Custom level..." button
  • Scroll just over half way down the available options to find 'Display mixed content' and set that to 'Enable'

Adding UF sites as 'trusted' Step 1

  • Go to the 'Tools' menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Security' tab
  • Select 'Trusted Sites'
  • Click on 'Sites'
  • Click on 'Close'

Adding UF sites as 'trusted' Step 2

  • Go to the 'Tools' menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Privacy' tab
  • In the 'Settings' section, select the 'Sites' button
  • In the 'Address of website:' field enter the following address manually and select 'Allow'
  • *.ufl.edu
  • Click on 'Ok'
  • Click on 'Apply'
  • Click on 'Ok'

Deleting Cache and Cookies

  • Go to the 'Tools' menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'General' tab (default)
  • Under 'Browsing History' select the 'Settings' button
  • Under "Check for newer versions of stored pages:", select 'Every time I visit the webpage'
  • Click OK
  • Under 'Browsing history' select the 'Delete' button
  • In the 'Delete Browsing History' menu, make sure all boxes but the top one are checked as shown below
  • Make sure that you UNCHECK the option that reads 'Preserve Favorites website data'
  • Select the 'Delete' button
  • Close then re-open the browser

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