You receive the “Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded” error message when you start Money

Important This article contains information that shows you how to help lower security settings or how to turn off security features on a computer. You can make these changes to work around a specific problem. Before you make these changes, we recommend that you evaluate the risks that are associated with implementing this workaround in your particular environment. If you implement this workaround, take any appropriate additional steps to help protect your system.


When you start Microsoft Money, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded.


This behavior occurs when the security settings for the Local intranet zone of the Web browser are set to High.


Warning This workaround may make your computer or your network more vulnerable to attack by malicious users or by malicious software such as viruses. We do not recommend this workaround but are providing this information so that you can implement this workaround at your own discretion. Use this workaround at your own risk.
To resolve this behavior, follow these steps.

Note This resolution assumes that you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 as your default browser. For information about how to download or upgrade Internet Explorer 6, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
  1. Start Internet Explorer 6.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options dialog box, click the Security tab.
  4. Click Local intranet, and then click Custom Level.
  5. Under Reset Custom Settings, click Medium in the Reset to list.
  6. Click OK two times.

Más información

For more information about how to set security levels in Internet Explorer 6, start Internet Explorer 6, click Help, and then click Contents and Index. Click the Search tab, type Understanding security zones in the Keyword box, and then click Display.

Id. de artículo: 899630 - Última revisión: 20 sept. 2006 - Revisión: 1