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IE7 and the secure site padlock

Are customers getting confused?

12:01 pm on Mar 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Over the last couple of years, most people have learned from numerous advice segments on the news etc to look for the little gold padlock at the bottom of the screen when shopping online, to make sure it's a secure site. IE7 however, has decided to move it to the top of the screen next to the address bar, and I was wondering if anyone had any experiences of customers being put off because they couldn't find the padlock in the normal place?
5:03 pm on Mar 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I bought a new computer two weeks ago that has vista and IE7 on it and one of the first things I noticed was the padlock wasn't in the same spot. I think this was a very bad move on Microsoft's part.

And on a side note I think the only site I've been to with the green bar has been PayPal.