Security II: Turn off the Message Bar and run code safely

learn how to turn off the message bar

Learn how to turn off the Message Bar and its security warnings. This course explains how to turn off the Message Bar by "trusting" digital certificates or creating trusted locations.

Start course button

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson and one practice session for hands-on experience.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Add a digital certificate to your list of trusted publishers.

  • Remove a digital certificate from your list of trusted publishers.

  • Create a trusted location.

  • Run files that contain unsigned code in a trusted location.

Before you begin

Security I: How the 2007 Office system helps you to stay safer

How to tell if a digital signature is trustworthy

Security III: Sign your own macros for stronger security

Topics in this course

  1. Run macros and other code safely

  2. Trust a digital certificate

  3. Remove a digital certificate

  4. Create a trusted location

  5. Another option: sign your own code

  6. Other security features

  7. Practice

  8. Quick reference card

Share Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Email Email

Was this information helpful?

Great! Any other feedback?

How can we improve it?

Thank you for your feedback!