Security Settings Prevent Downloading Silverlight Plug-in

When you tried to download the Silverlight Plug-in, you got a Security Alert message stating that your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded.

Cause

Your Web browser security settings block the download.

Resolution

Change the following security settings in your browser.

Change Your Security Settings in Internet Explorer

  1. In Internet Explorer, select Tools > Internet Options.

    The Internet Options dialog box opens.
  2. Click the Security tab.
  3. On the Select a zone to view or change security settings, select Internet.
  4. Click Custom Level.

    The Security Settings – Internet Zone dialog box opens.
  5. Scroll to Downloads.
  6. Under File download, select Enable.
  7. Scroll to Launching applications and unsafe files and select Prompt (recommended) or Enable (not Secure).
  8. Under Launching programs and files in an IFRAME, select Prompt (recommended) or Enable (not Secure).
  9. To close all the dialog boxes, click OK twice.