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bk T
25-05-2003, 11:12 PM
What is cipher strength? I am unable to view (user login) a website and the Webmaster of that particular site advised me that I require to set the Cipher Strength of my computer to 128-bit.

Where can I make this setting?


Cheers

godfather
25-05-2003, 11:26 PM
In Internet Explorer:

Help - About Internet Explorer.

The cipher strength should be there. AFAIK its inherent to the version of IE you run.

-=JM=-
25-05-2003, 11:33 PM
Try doing your windows updates. I'm pretty sure there will be one there for that.

Jim B
25-05-2003, 11:37 PM
You can't set the cipher strength, it is part of Internet Explorer.
If you have IE 5.5 or later it should be showing 128 bit

If it is showing as zero then check this MS info here (http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=261328)

If you browser version is earlier than IE 5.5 you will need to upgrade to at least 5.5

Thomas
26-05-2003, 09:28 AM
As a matter of interest why have less than 6,is one better than another?

godfather
26-05-2003, 12:32 PM
> As a matter of interest why have less than 6,is one
> better than another?


Win 95 will only run up to IE5.5
Some early Win 98 versions prefer 5.5 as well, as they don't always like IE6

Its not that one is better that the other, its a matter of what you are able to run.

Thomas
26-05-2003, 05:01 PM
All clear,thank you GF.