a: Well the install was on Server 2008 whose IE settings are considerably higher than typical workstations.
- Add *.adobe.com & *.spiceworks.com to the trusted sites
- Visit http://www.adobe.com/flashplatform/ to install Adobe Flash on the Server
- Right-click on the Spiceworks Tray Icon and select Launch
- When this opens the site again, you might be prompted about Google Analytics you can add those subsequent sites to your trusted sites as well, or simply ignore them.
- Finally when the site loads, you will be prompted to create your account and you're on you're way.