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27 views

Server 2008 can't remove restricted site

On server 2008 in the internet options (from IE) we are not able to adjust the Restricted Sites or Trusted Sites (yes we are logged in as administrator). What might disable this functionality? (and ...
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2answers
39 views

Home page set in GPO; users still seeing “Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled” warning

When users open up IE on my terminal server, they are seeing the IE ESC warning instead of their home page: Here's some of the relevant facts: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 Home page is specified ...
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62 views

Can't launch web platform installer

I need to install url-rewrite module (windows server 2008) - while extension starts setup it tries to launch web platform installer- get error: Unable download the product list from. Check your ...
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1answer
99 views

Internet Explorer IE11 launches in Enhanced Security for Users despite setting in Server Manager

Our users log on to an RDP server running Windows 2008 R2. I have already gone into Server Manager and disabled ESC for both admins and users. While the setting is applied for admins, users still go ...
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2answers
106 views

Weird behaviour regarding FQDN/IE/Security zones

We've deployed our Java web app on a customers site that we've deployed hundreds of times without any problems, but this one customer is experiencing weird issues regarding security zones in IE. ...
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1answer
117 views

web browsing(client side functionality) in ie slow over remote desktop

Is there anything that can be done to speed up IE, browsing on localhost, on a remote desktop connection? I know the obvoius answer is to just use the browser on your own machine, but it would be a ...
2
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1answer
80 views

Opening a website on many computers simultaneously

We have an ICT suite with 20 computers, and often teachers will all want the students to use the same website. Is there a utility which will allow me to open a website on multiple computers? At the ...
3
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2answers
394 views

Prevent Internet Explorer from saving files with the “T” attribute set

Okay, here's the issue at hand - Internet Explorer is behaving badly (as in the opposite of Google Chrome and FireFox) and when users save an image to our file server, the temp bit is set, so DFS ...
2
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1answer
2k views

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
186 views

Remote Desktop Host: IE won't close out in sessions

I recently setup a new 2008 Remote Desktop Host in a vSphere 4.0 VM. When a user connects to the host the sessions seem to work well except for IE. When someone tries to X out of, or rt-click/close ...
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1answer
314 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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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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2answers
338 views

Should I install IE9 on my windows 2008 r2 servers, when i use Chrome for web surfing (on those machines)

Windows Update is suggesting I install IE9 on my Windows 2008 R2 servers. All my servers use Chrome, iff I need to do any web surfing .. which is 99.99999% of the time a NO (i grab anything off my ...
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3answers
15k views

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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1answer
360 views

Windows 2008 R2 does not keep ASP.NET Sessions using Server Name

I already asked this question, with no suitable answer and I get getting the same problem on random servers. I have an ASP.NET 3.5 application that is deployed using the Setup Project (MSI) and works ...
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2answers
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Where to download .ADM or .ADMX file to setup default search providers within Windows 2008 R2 for Internet Explorer 8?

Where to download .ADM or .ADMX file to setup default search providers within Windows 2008 R2 for Internet Explorer 8?
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1answer
59 views

One Click Browse the Web For Windows Server

What is the shortest possible path to make IE 8 in Windows Server 2008 let me browse web sites without asking me confirmation for every other thing I do (Other then installing a different browser)?
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Uncheck Automatically detect proxy for Terminal Server users via GPO

Good morning, I have a registry key that changes local users Internet Explorer LAN Settings to uncheck the "Automatically detect settings" tickbox. When I add this policy to the Terminal Servers ...
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2answers
2k views

Server 2008 slow home page load in Internet Explorer

I have a problem with Internet Explorer for all users. On startup the home page takes around 20-30 seconds to load. This includes servers such as the Domain Controller and Terminal Server. However ...
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1answer
644 views

Procedure to make internet explorer work in Windows Server 2008 R2

I realize that typically you do not use a server OS in a client environment, but in this case we are, and I would like to make internet explorer usable. Is there a simple procedure to follow to change ...
1
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1answer
178 views

ie 8 settings on a server

Anyone know how to start the wizard that goes through the series of IE 8 configurations when it is first installed? I somehow dismissed it and now I'm getting Windows Update suggesting that I download ...
17
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10answers
982 views

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)?