Windows 7 IE 8 security settings greyed out

#1
Hi,
I'm having trouble changing the Security level.
When I go to Internet Options> Security tab,
box for "Sites" or "Custom Level" is greyed out and I cannot click on them.
I searched all over the internet for the solution and didn't get anywhere.
I realized that it might have something to do with running it as an administrator, so I tried right clicking on IE8 icon, running as administrator, but had no luck. I tried running "REGEDIT" but all the solutions online were for windows xp or vista.
Can someone please help?

Thanks :)
 


#2
solved

I finally figured out a way to enable the greyed out custom level in the security, internet option.
So apparently there's a hidden administrator built-in in Win7, even though your user shows as administrator and is very limited when it comes to changing security settings.

Follow the steps in Option Two from this link below

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums

you have to switch back and forth in order to use uncertified Active-X requiring sites that you want to use, but it's better than nothing.
 


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