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IE11 Enterprise Mode gpo not working

I've followed the following articles to configure the Enterprise Mode gpo for IE11: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn640699.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn640696.aspx I ...
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IE11: How to check into which zone a URL falls?

I have applied several internet explorer settings via group policy. Especially a long list of URLs in the "site to zone assignment" setting. However it seems that one URL still falls into the ...
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domain admin account unable to modify IE settings, other DOMadmin group accounts can

When I log into one of the servers on our domain as DOMAIN\administrator, IE settings are locked, and indicate that I'll have to check with the system administrator. If I log into the same server ...
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How do I properly configure Internet Explorer Connection Settings via Group Policy?

I've configured the location of our automatic configuration script under "User Configuration > Preferences > Control Panel Settings > Internet Settings > Internet Explorer 8 > Connections > LAN ...
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1answer
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Group policy to check/uncheck “require HTTPS” in Internet Explorer 11 trusted sites list?

When adding a list of trusted sites to Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7 Professional SP1, there is a checkbox called "Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone". Is there a way ...
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How to set the Internet Explorer Home Page via GPO?

I need to set the default home page for the entire domain via GPO. Where is the IE Home Page Policy located?
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Group Policy Internet Explorer, Add-on list not working

We have group policy setup at our company something similar to the setup below Domain Policy OU Policy The domain policy is set to enabled for "Do not allow users to enable or disable add-ons" ...
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43 views

Cannot unblock IE9 installation after GPO blocker kit

I need to unblock the installation of Internet Explorer 9, after using the Internet Explorer 9 Blocker Toolkit in a GPO. In a way the unblocking does work, after disabling it in the GPO, but the ...
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238 views

Distributing Favorites to all Internet Explorer installations in local network

I am managing a company with 150 Windows machines. I would like to manage a central list of Favorites (hyperlinks with a text description) which is automatically synced with each Internet Explorer ...
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1answer
501 views

How do you manage Internet Explorer using IEAK and Group Policy?

We've always used "Internet Explorer Maintenance" (IEM) in Group Policies to manage Internet Explorer settings. Apparently since IE 10, we need to use Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) to ...
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1answer
409 views

Set Document Mode for Website We Don't Control

There is a site developed by Oracle and hosted at our parent company that users at our company need access to. This site only renders properly if the Document Mode is set to IE8. Our users have ...
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Internet Explorer 9 & 10 Group Policy Preferences missing

I have a single Domain Controller network (Windows Server 2008 R2, running on the 2003 Forest/domain level), with the clients currently migrating from WinXP Pro to Win7 Pro. I Need to control the ...
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1answer
3k views

WMI filter for Internet Explorer 10+

I need to apply a GPO on all machines with IE 10+ but the setting does not need to be and shouldn't be applied to ie 9. All the machines are Windows Vista, 7, and 8 (some 32 bit and others 64). I ...
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Remove specific site/application/domain from IE cache

Apparently one of our web applications changed a path when we went to a new version. Now we're faced with many users who have the application in their IE cache getting errors because the browser has ...
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3answers
433 views

Certificate address mismatch warning GPO cannot be Disabled

I found the "Turn on certificate address mismatch warning" and I need to set it to Disabled. Seems like the Console is not accepting that option (I Can set it to enabled and it will work) and I'd like ...
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42 views

How to remove a previous internet setting via group policy

I have the following issue, as below : I would like to remove the proxy.pac and "use automatic.." from internet explorer using group policy and use only the proxy server address, is it possible ? the ...
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176 views

Always Allow Windows Media Player in Internet Explorer - Group Policy

I am wanting to always allow the Windows Media Player add on for internet explorer to run without asking on all computers in my domain. We have a software client that sends sounds via internet ...
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IE 10 missing Proxy GPO settings

Is there any way to remove the users possibility to change the proxy settings from IE 10 with GPO ? In IE 9 you had the "Disable Changing Proxy Settings" setting in \Administrative templates\Windows ...
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Prevent IE10 from creating WebCache through Group Policy

IE10 implemented the WebCache which appears to be the new way of doing Temporary Internet Files. The location of this is C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache In my situation we have a ...
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3answers
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How do I configure IE10 Group Policy Settings on Server 2008 R2?

Where do I find the proxy server setting while creating a group policy? I know that IE 10 removed the IE Maintenance Policy. I read that you need to go through the Preference route. However, even ...
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39 views

GPO: Restrict WEB acess for users

I'm trying to restrict the web acess to some users using GPO but i'm encountering a problem. I have windows Server 2003 and the clients are XP. I enable the content rating on GPO with the approved ...
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184 views

IE: Cannot disable Settings button under Browsing history via group policy

Windows XP Pro SP3, IE8 (8.0.6001.18702), within local gpedit.msc I did the below: User Config/Admin Temp/Windows Comp/IE enabled: disable changing temporary internet file settings User ...
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1answer
71 views

Group policy not allowing url to be added

I'm trying to add a specific web server URL into the local Intranet Zone on my client PCs using a Group Policy. The policy works for all remote sites but does not work for the local site where the ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I use Group Policy on a domain to delete Temporary Internet Files?

I have a domain controller running on Windows 2008 Server R2 and users login to application servers on which Windows 2003 Server SP2 is installed. I have applied a Group Policy to clean temporary ...
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2answers
683 views

Can I modify a Group Policy GPO INF file directly?

I have a policy that I created a few years back that modifies the users IE security settings as well as adding Trusted Sites to the trusted sites zone. I can open the INF file in the SYSVOL share on ...
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1answer
130 views

Will IE7 .msi push-install via GPO cause problems with current IE8?

My company (finally!) are upgrading from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 7. We plan on pushing the installation via GPO. However, some laptops and/or workstations in the office are already ...
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2answers
787 views

Windows 7 machine not setting homepage via GPO

A Windows 7 machine that is currently deployed has its homepage currently set as: http://hp-comm.us.msn.com/?pc=CMDTDF&OCID=HPDHP We have a GPO in place that sets all authenticated users IE ...
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1answer
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GPO - Block 3rd party cookies for IE 8

I am trying to find some settings in GPOs that explicitly say, "Block 3rd Party cookies" in IE. I am looking under policies>admin template>windows components>IE> IE control panel>Security page. ...
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1answer
206 views

Is there a way to disable file browse dialogs in IE/Windows Explorer?

We have an application that runs as a custom shell/kiosk in windows. One part of this application provides access to a web portal (via a .NET BrowserControl). The problem is this web portal allows ...
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1answer
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How can I restrict the java plugin to run only on certain sites in Internet Explorer?

I want to secure our centrally managed computers better and it is very difficult to automatically deploy the java runtime, but how to do that is another question. I find the security of Java ...
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1answer
665 views

Allow Non-issued Security Certificate for Localhost Via Group Policy

I have an application at https://localhost:4321 When using Internet Explorer 8 I'm greated with a "There is a problem with this website's security certificate" message with the big red X etc... Two ...
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1answer
281 views

New machines do not accept home page from Group Policy

I've just got two new machines from Dell and did a fresh reinstall of Win7 64 bit pro to remove the obligatory dell preinstalled crapware, joined my domain and rebooted. For some reason the home page ...
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Can I deny “Internet Explorer” via GPO and use Google Chrome as a default and the only Browser?

Can I deny "Internet Explorer" via GPO and use Google Chrome as a default and the only Browser? I wonder as Internet Explorer is a part of an Windows operating system, if it's possible to deny it. ...
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1answer
1k views

What are the Group Policy settings to control the IE9 “Disable add-ons” toolbar that wants to disable slow add-ons?

Is there a way via Group Policy (or otherwise) to prevent IE9's Disable add-ons 'toolbar' from being displayed, or control the add-on delay that causes it to show? I'm talking about the 'toolbar' that ...
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votes
2answers
7k views

What URLs must be in IE's Trusted Sites list to allow Windows Update?

Particularly for servers in which IE Enhanced Security Configuration is enabled, you need to have all the Windows Update/Microsoft Update URLs in your "Trusted Sites" list in order to use the site. ...
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1answer
313 views

Apply custom IE8 CSS via Group Policy

I have an internal website that I need to strip some components via CSS only for specific users (kiosk users). Is there a way I can apply the CSS file via group policy my kiosk OU? The kiosks connect ...
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3k views

Disable prompt “allow script/activex control to run”

We have a policy of disallowing scripts and ActiveX controls to run on in IE our network (instead opting to use Firefox) thereby skirting a number of security issues dating back to IE 6, but we ...
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1answer
4k views

View list of Internet Explorer 9 Trusted Sites on Group-policy controlled Windows 7

I'm having issues running an ActiveX control in IE9 on a Windows 7 machine. Before I report the issue to the sysadmin, I wanted to check if the site was listed in the "Trusted sites" zone. I have some ...
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1answer
11k views

Group Policy Internet Explorer default security settings?

Since re-installing our Domain Controller (Windows Server 2008R2) and re-creating all of our group policies I have stumbled across an strange issue. When a user logs in and goes no the internet, ...
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1answer
458 views

Modifying local intranet settings of users

I have to create a domain policy that will add an intranet site to Local Intranet zone of domain users. I know this can be done with Internet Explorer 7 but I can't set it with IE8 and IE9. Can ...
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1answer
177 views

GPO settings for IE7 not sticking

Setup: Running Windows Server 2008 Standard with SP2. Function levels are both set to 2008. I'm having issues setting IE7 security settings and having them stick. When I go to User Configuration > ...
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1answer
533 views

GPO Proxy Settings for IE yielding “Processing of this Wininet.dll connection settings failed”

I have two forests/domains A and B with a non-transitive trust and cross-forest user GPOs enabled. I am enforcing IE proxy settings via a user GPO linked to a server OU in Domain B. It actually ...
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3answers
1k views

Configuring only one Internet Explorer zone (IntranetZone) thru GPO without affecting other zones?

I need to deploy some trusted intranet sites into Intranet Zone in Internet Explorer. It works fine when using GPO at: Setting Path: Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows ...
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1answer
437 views

Internet explorer 8 and group policy

Server environment: Windows Server 2003 R2 Clients: Windows XP SP3 with Internet Explorer 6 Change management: Conservative We are planning a phased implementation of IE 8. The problem is, in ...
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1answer
1k views

IE9 GPO Setting “Configure Tracking Protection Lists”

I've just installed IE9 on my workstations and Server in our network. According to technet article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg699401.aspx There is a GPO setting for IE9 called ...
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votes
1answer
136 views

Debug what addons IE blocks ( Via group policy)

I have the policy set to block all unkown addons, but im having issues with getting the right addons in there. This is working now, with exeption of some of the older Citrix access gateway and im ...
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Disabling IE add-ons and toolbars with Group Policy?

I'd love to have the peace of mind of knowing that none of my desktops have toolbars, "browser helpers" or any other crap like that running. Has anybody done this successfully with Group Policy? I ...
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410 views

IE8 installation via Group Policy Objects installs even if user has IE8

When I try to deploy IE8 group policy to users that already have IE8 installed the group policy object uninstalls and then re-installs IE8. Is there anyway to prevent this?
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votes
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Changing IE Home Page through GPO?

Seems this should be simple, but I'm unable to find the combination of GPO options to default the home page so that the user can't change it, but to let them add any of their own home pages to the ...
3
votes
3answers
11k views

IE8 Compatibility View group policy list not working

We recently rolled out IE8 to our organisation (2,500 people). Given we had several legacy internal web apps that did not support IE8 (but worked fine in Compatibility Mode), we decided to put our ...