IE10 Removing IEMaintenance from Window 7 and Windows 2008 R2

Hi, we just want to share some information regarding some changes introduced with IE10 that may impact the way you manage your Internet Explore Policies. As the TechNet article “Replacements for Internet Explorer Maintenance” states that: “By default In Windows® 8, the IEM settings have been deprecated in favor of Group Policy Preferences, Administrative Templates (.admx),…

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Guidelines on enabling, configuring and troubleshooting ActiveX Installer service (Axis)

Hi everybody! In this Blog you will find instructions on how to locally enable, configure and troubleshoot the AXiS service.  The ActiveX Installer Service (AXIS) was first introduced in Windows Vista and currently available in Widows 7 and Windows 2008 R2. The service purpose is to allow IT Admins deployment of ActiveX® controls by using…

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How to troubleshoot IE Enhanced Security warning "Content from the website listed below is being blocked by the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration" ?

Hello Everyone! This is Vinod from the IE team and I would like to share an informative concept about the IE Enhanced security feature which I discovered. Scenario: User of a Terminal Server, still getting a Warning even after the administrator disabled it via Server Manager or Script. In the Terminal Server environment we have…

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Using /run32 Procmon command line argument for 32-bit procmon log analysis

In this post, I like to share a scenario that you may find when trying to open a procmon pml file that was captured on a 32bit operating system and trying to open it from a 64bit client machine. If you find your self asking someone to gather some process monitor from a 32-bit client machine…

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Centralized Data and Internet Explorer

As they become more familiar with the benefits and gains to be realized by working in the cloud, administrators are investigating various methods to centralize user data.  Benefits By centralizing data, users will reap the obvious rewards of having their important information accessible to them from multiple locations.  Administrators will enjoy the centralized data storage,…


Using the IE9 Blocker Toolkit

Hello everyone! Many enterprise administrators will want to control how and when IE9 is deployed to their organization through Automatic Updates to give them an opportunity to test their applications for compatibility.  In this post, we cover answers to some common questions related to the IE9 Blocker Toolkit and article on removing IE9 if the standard removal…


.NET control no longer loads in IE8 in Internet Zone

Hello There!   Veena here to discuss an important change made in Internet Explorer 8 that could impact you. With Internet Explorer 8 it is no longer possible to load .NET controls in Internet zone under the default(medium-high) security setting. In Internet Explorer 8, we have added a new UI-less URLAction (0x2005) that we check…

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Printing improvements within the User Interface of Internet Explorer 8.0

Hi everyone! We have made several CSS related improvements around printing to improve the readability of printed Web content and offer more control and functionality in the print medium.  To read more about that, click here. Today, I will discuss two non-CSS related feature improvements that enhances printing experience in IE8: Improved header and footer user…

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FTP and Internet Explorer… What to do, what to do.

Hi everyone! As many of you know, with the release of Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft made some changes to how IE7 uses FTP.  It’s outlined in this KB article, Separation of Internet Explorer 7 from the Windows shell (KB928675).  Since then, I’ve seen “mixed results” about the changes.  Recently, an IE Support Engineer was helping…

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How can I run a “Fix IT” silently?

Hi, Axel from the IE Escalation team again with a quick note on how to use a Microsoft Fix IT to remove IE 8 silently. First, I would like to thank the “Fix IT” team for quickly answering my questions about the tools functionality! When I first learned of the Microsoft Fix ITs being available, I wondered if…

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