ThinDirect redirection message does not close automatically

Normally the ThinDirect redirection message disappears after a few seconds when a web page got redirected.

ThinDirectNormal

In some cases the redirection may working properly but the ThinDirect redirection message does not close automatically.

ThinDirectBroken

Most of the time the reason for this behavior is caused by very restrictive Internet Explorer security settings. In particular when the security setting option Active Scripting is disabled. This is the case if the standard security level High is chosen for the zone Internet where the ThinDirect add-on belongs to by default.

IEActiveScriptingIESecurityHigh

There are two solutions to get the redirection message to disappear again:

  1. Enable Active Scripting for the zone Internet or
  2. Add “about:internet” to the local intranet or trusted sites

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