You are not authorised to view this page

  goll_y 11:56 02 Jan 05

On some internet pages, part of the page comes up 'you are not authorised to view this page'. Most of the webpage is fine, it is only part of the page.

I presume its something to do with my internet settings. Does anyone know?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:31 02 Jan 05

Adjust your privicy options, tools - internet options - privicy tab.

  spuds 13:20 02 Jan 05

You may also find that some websites are by subscription only, and non-subscribers cannot get entry.Bit like 'Pay before you view'tv.

  Stuartli 14:02 02 Jan 05

Another example are websites which have a trade or business section - for obvious reasons you have to be officially registered to be able to gain access to certain sections.

  goll_y 18:34 02 Jan 05

Nope that didn't do it - for example on the side of this web page (PC Advisor) there is this small section.

  961 18:55 02 Jan 05

If the rest of the page is working ok then why worry?

The reason is to do with the settings of your computer. In order to prevent web pages observing your browsing the bit of the page concerned is disabled. You may find, for example that e-mails containing html will have a note at the top saying that certain parts of the page have been disabled, and some items will merely have a small red x in the corner

Among the bits and bobs that will arrange this are
SP2, internet explorer privacy settings, zone alarm and many flash killers included with Spybot, Ad-aware etc

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