Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security in Windows Server 2008

When you are working with ie8 in windows server 2008 Enhanced Security feature make it very tedious and cause waste of time. You can disable it easily

  • Open the Server Manager by going to Start > Server Manager
  • In the Server Manager browse to the Security Information section and click Configure IE ESC.
  • Opening windows select OFF for administrators.

  • Open the Local Security Policy.(Windows Server 2008s Start button, then type secpol.msc in the Start Search dialog box)
  • Expand the Local Polices folder.
  • Drill down to Security Options folder.
  • Scroll down, and locate the family of settings beginning with ‘User Account Control’.
  • Focus on: User Account Control: Behaviour of the elevation prompt for administrator.  Double click and set to: Elevate without prompting. 
  • Restart you Windows Server 2008 computer.
  • Thats all.


    About bpostaci
    Escalation Engineer in Microsoft.

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