Disabling Internet Explorer’s “Enhanced Security Configuration”

Turning off Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration in Windows Server 2003

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs -> Add/Remove Windows Component
  2. Un-check “Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration”
    • To disable this for Administrators but not for all users, leave this option checked and click on the “Details” button”
  3. Click next

Turning off Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration in Windows Server 2008

  1. Start -> Administrative Tools -> Server Manager
  2. Under “Security Information” section in the main (right hand side) pane, click on “Configure IE ESC”
  3. A dialog box will be shown, where it can be disabled for Administrators or Users or both. Make the choice and click “OK”

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