Learn@UW - You Should Turn Off "Show friendly HTTP error messages" in Internet Explorer

If you are using Internet Explorer, you should turn off "Show friendly HTTP error messages".

With "Show friendly HTTP error messages" turned on, the following problems may occur:

To turn "Show friendly HTTP error messages" off in Internet Explorer:

  1. Select Internet Options from the Tools Menu.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Under "Browsing", if the box by "Show friendly HTTP error messages" is checked, uncheck it.
  4. Click OK.