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There are about 1300 group policies to manage Windows Internet Explorer 8, and setting them up for the first time may seem like a daunting task. This article contains recommendations for the following important areas: security, performance and compatibility with Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 6, and lists all new group policies added in Internet Explorer 8.
The group policies are listed with information about the name, scope and path of the policy setting. The name of the policy establishment provides a brief description of what the policy does.
For more information on each policy, see TechNet. Group policies can be defined in the machine or user area. The machine policy takes precedence over the user policy. Finally, the policy path can be found under the business models in the group’s policy editor.
You can also download Group Policy Settings Reference Guide for Windows Internet Explorer 8 from Microsoft.
This table lists the policy settings for computer and user configurations contained in Windows Internet Explorer 8 administrative template files (admx/adml). The policy settings in this table apply to Internet Explorer 5, Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8; these files are used to display policy settings when you change group policy objects (GPOs) using the Group Policy Object Editor (also known as GPEdit).
download page : Reference for Group Policy settings for Windows Internet Explorer 8
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