Part 4: Maintaining and Supporting Internet Explorer 8

Part 4 of the Windows® Internet Explorer® 8 Deployment Guide describes the processes used to maintain and support Internet Explorer 8 in your organization after your initial deployment.

Using Automatic Configuration, Automatic Proxy, and Automatic Detection provides an overview of configuration features that make it possible to change many default browser settings globally—without having to change each user's computer.

Managing Browser Settings with Group Policy Tools describes how to manage Internet Explorer 8 and administer system policies and restrictions in your Active Directory® environment, by using Group Policy Administrative Templates and the Internet Explorer Maintenance extension.

Managing Browser Settings Through IEAK 8 Profile Manager explores how to use the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 8 (IEAK 8) Profile Manager to create and modify IEAK 8 profiles, which use automatic configuration .ins files to update the browser settings on users' computers.

Keeping Internet Explorer Updated reviews system management, automatic update, and other tools to deploy updated versions of Internet Explorer 8 to your users' computers.

Troubleshooting helps you troubleshoot IEAK 8 packages, Internet Explorer 8 installation, Group Policy settings, and browser features in your corporate environment.