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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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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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161 views

Sending two Content-Security-Policy headers

I current have an nginx server that is sending the Content-Security-Policy header, however I've read that apparently IE only supports "X-Content-Security-Policy". Would it be a good idea to send both ...
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46 views

Cannot install Intel drivers from CD (browser driven install)

I'm trying to install some Intel drivers in a Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bits) box. These drivers come in a CD. Problem is, this is a "browser-driven" install. And Internet Explorer, in this server ...
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1answer
691 views

IE8 HTTPs Download Issue

I have a problem with a system I develop related to IE8 downloading over SSL (ie on sites using https://...) and is described on this MS kb article. We use the HTTPCacheability.NoCache option as the ...
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1answer
578 views

Changing the Internet Explorer's setting Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting

We are currently facing a debate regarding the Internet Explorer's setting 'Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting'. I have been maintaining an in-house application ...
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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
267 views

Internet explorer - SID S-1-5-5-0-348885

While running in the protected mode, I noticed the Internet Explorer has permission for internet SID S-1-5-5-0-348885. Which user this SID maps to?
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692 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
636 views

Make unsigned ActiveX run in IE 9

Here is the problem I have: I need a web page to execute an unsigned ActiveX control that is installed (with regsvr32) on my machine I have the following snippet of the code: <object ...
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1answer
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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
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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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Web Browser Kiosk Temporary Internet Files

For a PC that is set up as a kiosk always running a web browser, are there settings available in the major web browsers to delete the temporary internet files periodically? I know Firefox has ...
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IE8 vs Firefox 4 with regards to central management and updating

For an organization still using XP, and that plans to continue using XP for at least another year, do you think it would be better to switch to Firefox 4 or continue to use IE8? Is Firefox ...
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2answers
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Ideas for using a computer as a 'display' for public use

Folks, I'm going to be presenting a website at a show/expo, and I'm wondering what the best way to go about it is... My plan so far is - leave my laptop (hidden, secured, folded over) connected to ...
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1answer
508 views

Can't disable Enhanced Security Configuration after upgrading to IE9

I disabled ESC in Server Manager on 2008 R2, originally just for Administrators but have tried to disable it for users and Administrators to try and solve this problem. Despite it being completely ...
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IE enhanced security configuration

I am on Windows Server 2008 R2, and disabled the enhanced security configuration for IE in server manager. I have since upgraded to IE 9, and can no longer disable it. It is set as disabled in ...
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Enable downloads and disable IE ESC on Windows Server 2008 (and R2)?

How can I enable downloads for Windows Server 2008? By default when I try to download something with internet explorer the download is blocked.
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2answers
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Disable the user of Internet explorer through policies when called from HTML help

I have a locked down environment where users are prohibited from doing, well, basically anything but run the specific programs we specify. We just switched a program from using the venerable ...
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Does removing admin rights really mitigate 90% of Critical Windows 7 vulnerabilities found to date? as reported by beyondtrust.com

Beyondtrust.com published a report, somewhat recently, claiming among other quite compelling things, "90% of Critical Microsoft Windows 7 Vulnerabilities are Mitigated by Eliminating Admin Rights" ...
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How to automatically set IE settings for all users?

I need to alter some settings on Internet Explorer (version 7, but potentially some users may still have version 6). Doing this manually is fine, change settings, restart IE, done. However, we have ...
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3answers
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Security Tab missing on internet explorer

I have a windows 2003 SBS domain, which I administrate to the best of my limited abilities. I need to install an active X-control for which I must change settings in internet explorer. It surfaced ...
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1answer
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registry keys for Enabling ActiveX in IE on Windows-CE

Does anyone know what registry keys are used to enable ActiveX in IE on windows-CE devices? I have to configure a lot of these devices. The settings aren't saved when changed in IE itself. I need to ...
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5answers
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What excuses are IT managers/directors using to defer upgrading from Internet Explorer 6?

Why are so many medium to large enterprises still using Internet Explorer 6? Is there some secret ultra valuable feature or cost reason that has extended its life? What are the most common excuses you ...
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487 views

How to browse safely from a public internet computer?

I was reading this question when I thought: Some emergencies requires that you log on in e-mail or another sensitive sites in public internet computers. Remember that points: You cannot install ...
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Is there a reason to upgrade Internet Explorer on Windows Server?

I never use Internet Explorer on my Windows Servers. Is there any reason I should upgrade Internet Explorer (version 6 or 7 to 7 or 8)?