How to Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration in Server 2016

Last updated on June 10th, 2019

Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration, reduces the exposure of your server to Web sites that might pose a security risk. This enhanced level of security can prevent Web sites from displaying correctly in Internet Explorer and restrict access to network resources, such as files on Universal Naming Convention (UNC) shares.

When Enhanced Security Configuration is enabled on Internet explorer, then you see the following start page when launching IE…

Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration in Server 2016

…and when you try to open a website, you'll be informed that the website is being blocked in order to avoid security risks and if you trust this website you can add it to the trusted sites zone.

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In this tutorial you 'll find instructions on how to turn off Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration in Server 2016, in case you need that.

How to Disable Enhanced Security Configuration on IE & Windows Server 2016

1. Close Internet explorer.
2. Open Server Manager and click Local Server on the left pane.

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3. Then click at On next to IE Enhanced Security Configuration.

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4. Set to OFF the IE Enhanced Security Configuration, for the Administrators and/or the Users and click OK.

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