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Celzar Unable to locate an appropriate web browser
Member 11th Jul, 2009 17:31
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When trying to connect to this website from within the program as well as updating some programs I receive this error.
Any ideas how to fix this?

I have IE as well as Firefox installed and am using Firefox as my default browser.

Thanks for any help

wr RE: Unable to locate an appropriate web browser
Contributor 11th Jul, 2009 20:33
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Not sure if this will solve your problem, but worth a try. I know it says for scanning but these settings I believe would be correct for connectivity for any purpose.

The following steps are the latest version I know of to ensure connectivity to Secunias servers:

Secunia PSI needs to be able to connect to Secunia servers to complete its scanning. However, if you have configured
the security settings of your Internet Explorer, the Secunia PSI may be prevented from getting the scan results. To receive
your scan results, you need to do some changes to your Internet options.
To do this:
a. Open Internet Explorer.
b. Go to Tools>Internet Options>Security tab.
c. Select the Internet zone and click on the Custom Level button.
d. In Security Settings, go to the Scripting>Active Scripting option.
e. Make sure that Active Scripting is Enabled (rather than Disabled or Prompted).
f. Press OK then Yes.
g. Back in the Security tab, select the Trusted sites zone and click on the Sites button.
h. Look at the bottom of the page and take the tick from the box marked"Require server verification(HTTPS)for all site zones" then type in the following and press the Add button to add them to the Trusted Zone Sites list:
http:*.secunia.com
https:*.secunia.com
i. Press Close
j. Run the Secunia PSI again to view the scan results

If using a browser other than IE the settings can be accessed by clicking Start-Control Panel-Internet Options-then follow c thru j

Good luck & regards, wr

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Celzar RE: Unable to locate an appropriate web browser
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That fixed the problem.

Thank you.
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wr RE: Unable to locate an appropriate web browser
Contributor 11th Jul, 2009 22:07
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You're welcome & glad to know all is well now. Thanks for posting a reply as that my help someone else.

Regards, wr

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