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Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 11 options

Use the IEAK 11 and the Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 11 to customize your installation packages that you’ll deploy to your company’s employees.

Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 11 options

IEAK 11 lets you customize a lot of Internet Explorer 11, including the Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer for the desktop experiences. For more information about the experiences, see Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) - Deployment Guide for IT Pros. For information about which pages appear in the Internal or External version of Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 11, see IEAK 11: Determine the licensing version and features to use.

 

Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 11 page Browser Experience Description

Custom Components

Internet Explorer for the desktop

Internal Install

Internet Explorer for the desktop

Choose to set Internet Explorer 11 as the default browser.

noteNote
This customization only applies to Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 SP1

User Experience

Internet Explorer for the desktop

Control the installation and restart experience for your employees.

noteNote
This customization only applies to Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 SP1

Browser User Interface

Internet Explorer for the desktop

Customize your Title Bars and toolbar buttons.

Search Providers

Both

Import and add Search providers.

Important URLs – Home page and Support

The Support page is supported by both experiences. The Home page is only supported on Internet Explorer for the desktop.

Add URLs for your Home and Support pages.

Accelerators

Internet Explorer for the desktop

Import and add default Accelerators.

Favorites, Favorites Bar and Feeds

Internet Explorer for the desktop

Import and add items to the Favorites folder, the Favorites Bar, and the Feeds folder.

noteNote
You can turn off the entire Suggested Sites feature from this page.

Browsing Options

Doesn’t apply

Choose how to manage items in the Favorites folder, the Favorites Bar, and the Feeds folder. You can also turn off the Microsoft-default Favorites, Web slices, links, feeds, and Accelerators.

First Run Wizard and Welcome Page Options

Doesn’t apply

Decide if the First Run wizard appears the first time an employee starts Internet Explorer. You can also use the Internet Explorer 11 Welcome page, or link to a custom Welcome page.

Compatibility View

Both

This functionality has been removed for Internet Explorer 11. For more information, see Missing the Compatibility View Button

Connection Manager

Doesn’t apply

Use a custom profile to update the Connection Manager dialer, using the Connection Manager Administrator Kit (CMAK).

Connection Settings

Both

Choose whether to customize your connection settings. You can also choose to delete old dial-up connection settings.

Automatic Configuration

Both

Choose whether to automatically detect configuration settings, and whether to turn on and customize automatic configuration.

Proxy Settings

Both

Turn on and set up your proxy servers.

noteNote
We don’t support Gopher Server anymore.

Add a Root Certificate

Both

This functionality has been removed for Internet Explorer 11.

Security and Privacy Settings

The Security Zones and Privacy settings are supported by both experiences. The Content Ratings are only supported on Internet Explorer for the desktop.

Decide if you want to:

  • Customize your security zones and privacy settings

    -or-

  • Import your current security zones and privacy settings



  • Customize your content ratings settings

    -or-

  • Import your current content ratings settings

Programs

Doesn’t apply

Decide which default programs to open, or import your current settings.

Additional Settings

Doesn’t apply

Decide how to set up multiple Internet Explorer settings that appear in the Internet Options box.

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