Group Policy and Internet Explorer 11 (IE11)
The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will be retired and go out of support on June 15, 2022. For a list of what’s in scope, see the FAQ. The same IE11 apps and sites you use today can open in Microsoft Edge with Internet Explorer mode. Learn more here.
- Windows 10
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2012 R2
- Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Use the topics in this section to learn about Group Policy and how to use it to manage Internet Explorer.
In this section
|New group policy settings for Internet Explorer 11||Info about many of the new group policy settings added for Internet Explorer 11.|
|Group Policy management tools||Guidance about how to use Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to manage your Group Policy settings.|
|ActiveX installation using group policy||Info about using the ActiveX Installer Service (AXIS) and Group Policy to manage your ActiveX control deployment.|
|Group Policy and compatibility with Internet Explorer 11||Our Group Policy recommendations for security, performance, and compatibility with previous versions of IE, regardless of which Zone the website is in.|
|Group policy preferences and Internet Explorer 11||Info about Group Policy preferences, as compared to Group Policy settings.|
|Administrative templates and Internet Explorer 11||Info about Administrative Templates, including where to store them and the related Group Policy settings.|
|Enable and disable add-ons using administrative templates and group policy||Guidance about how to use your local Group Policy editor or the CLSID and Administrative Templates to manage your Group Policy objects.|