IE8 SmartScreen Filter and Visual Studio 2008 Web Tests


If you’ve just installed IE8 beta 2 and recorded a web test you’ll notice the browser is making some requests to the following URL: https://urs.microsoft.com/urs.asmx

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You will have to disable the SmartScreen Filter located under the Safety Toolbar button

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Once disabled your web tests will record as they did before.

About Wes MacDonald

Wes MacDonald is a Developer Technologies MVP, PSD, MCT and a Principal Consultant for LIKE 10 INC., a DevOps Consulting firm providing premium support, guidance and services for Azure and VSTS.

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