How to disable "Do you want to allow this webpage to access your Clipboard" pop-up warning message in IE? Options

codeling Posts: 1057 Points: 4443
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2015 1:22:41 AM

One feature of tightening the Clipboard data access by websites and web pages has been icorporated into IE. When you visit a website or webpage that tries to access the information stored in Clipboard’s memory, as Clipboard’s memory stored data can be sensitive and private. For security purpose, IE will pop-up a warning alert message as below:

Do you want to allow this webpage to access your Clipboard?

You will then need to press or click “Allow access” or “Don't allow” button to get pass the popup message.

This security feature can be disabled. To disable the pop up warning message about possible harmful or unauthorized Clipboard access, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Tools -> Internet Options.
  2. Go to Security tab.
  3. Select Internet zone, then click on Custom level… button.
  4. Scroll down to Scripting section (at the bottom few).
  5. Under Allow Programmatic clipboard access option, check or select (tick) Enable. Default action for this option is Prompt, which cause the pop-up message whenever there is any attempt to access the Clipboard.
  6. Click Ok twice to exit from Internet Options.

 

 

 
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