How to configure Internet Explorer 11 homepage using Group Policy?

In this blog, we will go over the options we have to configure a Homepage URL using GPO for IE10 and IE11. Requirements: Be familiar with GPMC.MSC console and Group Policy Preferences. OPTION I Administrative Template The widely used option also helps prevent the user from editing this Internet Explorer Setting by graying out the…

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Using Windows 10 MS EDGE Enterprise Mode(EMIE) to open a site in IE11

In this blog, we will cover the steps taken to configure a site to open in IE using Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode GPOs. OBJECTIVE: To implement Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 Group Policy using SiteList Manager rule to open a site url in IE11 REQUIREMENTS: Be familiar with Group Policies using GPEDIT.MSC or GPMC.MSC…

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Description of Event ID 1085 from “Internet Explorer Zonemapping”

In this blog post we explain the Event id 1085 seeing when the Internet Explorer Site To Zone Assignment List GPO is used. This scenario applies to All Internet Explorer versions and Windows Operating Systems(Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows 2012 R2, Windows 10 IE11). When you examine the System-Eventlog, you may find…

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How to implement the End of Life Feature Control Key outlined in KB3123303 using Group Policy?

Here are some quick steps you can take to implement the Feature Control Key mentioned in the recently release article 3123303 “The new “End of Life” upgrade notification for Internet Explorer” which is designed to alert users of the End of life for legacy Internet Explorer versions (IE10 and below). In this example, we are…

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How to configure Proxy Settings for IE10 and IE11 as IEM is not available

Hi everybody!, in this blog we are covering most if not all of the available options you have today  to manage your Proxy configuration settings using Group Policies. We hope this blog be helpful for your Internet Explorer 11 migration!. As you know, the IE Maintenance used to configure proxy and other IE Settings was…

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HOW TO CONFIGURE TabShutdownDelay USING GROUP POLICY PREFERENCES (GPP) REGISTRY?

In this example, we are using Computer Configuration GPO to target the Internet Explorer TabShutdownDelay registry setting. However, you can perform the same steps at the User Configuration setting from the GPMC console!  OBJECTIVE: To change the TabShutdownDelay registry key for the computer Group Policy Preferences Registry configuration. REQUIREMENTS: Be familiar with GPMC.MSC console and Group Policy…

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How to manage the IEHarden Setting for users using Group Policy Preferences(GPP)?

In this blog, I am sharing the steps taken to help change the IEHarden setting that may affect users working out of a Terminal Server configuration. By default, IE Enhanced Security is enabled in Windows and this setting could impact some web applications. In this case scenario, it affected a script from executing for Standard…

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How can I configure Proxy AutoConfigURL Setting using Group Policy Preference (GPP) ?

In this blog, we will provide the steps you need to take to configure Internet Explorer 10 or 11 Automatic Configuration / Use automatic configuration script settings using Group Policy Preference (GPP). As you know, the IE Maintenance GPO famously used to configure this and other IE Settings was first deprecated in IE10 in favor…

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How to hide TABS in IE11 and load in KIOSK Mode with or without Address Bar?

In this quick post, we will cover the options we have to manage the IE TABs on a controlled environment. I would like to first clarify that there is not a single GPO to just hide TABS in IE11. There is however a way you can enforce IE in Full View Mode which by default will…

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How to use GPP Registry to uncheck automatically detect settings?

By default, Internet Explorer will have the automatically detect settings enabled and for some managed network, this may need to be uncheck. As you know, the IE Maintenance GPO famously used to configure this and other IE Settings was first deprecated in IE10 in favor of Administrative Templates and Group Policy Preferences and it is…

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