How to: Configure Internet Explorer for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Clients

To open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client or Microsoft Dynamics NAV SharePoint client, Internet Explorer must be configured to allow JavaScript and cookies. JavaScript is a programming language for making web pages interactive. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer. Cookies contain small amounts of data that is specific to a website, or in this case, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client.

This topic describes how to enable JavaScript and cookies in Internet Explorer. For other browsers, refer to the instructions provided by the manufacturer.

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For a complete list of supported versions of Internet Explorer and other browsers, see System Requirements for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.

To enable JavaScript in Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. On the Tools menu, choose Internet Options.

  3. Choose the Security tab.

  4. In the Select a zone to view or change security settings box, choose Internet or Local intranet.

    • Choose Internet if you are accessing Microsoft Dynamics NAV over the public Internet.

    • Choose Local intranet if you are accessing Microsoft Dynamics NAV over a private network such as a business or corporate network.

  5. Choose the Custom Level button.

  6. Scroll down until you see the Scripting section.

  7. Under Active Scripting, choose Enable.

  8. Choose the OK button.

  9. If you see a confirmation window that asks whether you want to change the settings for this zone, choose the Yes button.

  10. Choose the OK button.

  11. Refresh the browser.

To enable cookies in Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. On the Tools menu, choose Internet Options.

  3. Choose the Privacy tab.

  4. Choose the Advanced button.

  5. On the Advanced Privacy Settings window, select Override automatic cookie handling.

  6. Under First-party Cookies, choose Accept.

    This saves cookies from Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client on your computer.

  7. Under Third-party Cookies, choose one of the options. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client and Microsoft Dynamics NAV SharePoint client will operate correctly even if you choose Block. You should select the option that meets your security requirements.

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    Third-party cookies are cookies from websites other than Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client or Microsoft Dynamics NAV SharePoint client sites.

  8. Choose the OK button.

  9. Refresh the browser.

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