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Security and Privacy Settings

On this page of the Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 10, you can manage security zones, privacy settings, and content ratings. This helps you control the types of content that your users' computers can access on the Internet. You can also set the level of privacy regarding cookies for your users. You can adjust the settings to block content that may be considered offensive or otherwise inappropriate in a corporate setting.

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Customizations made on this page apply to Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer for the desktop.

 

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Do not customize security zones and privacy

Click this option if you do not want to customize these settings for your users. The default security zones and privacy settings vary depending on the version of Windows operating system that you are running.

Import the current security zones and privacy settings

Click this option to import the settings from your computer. This opens the Security tab in the Internet Properties dialog box.

If you receive a warning that the settings you are importing do not have Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration enabled, you should ensure that this is acceptable in your organization. In this case, when you apply the settings from your computer, computers that do have the enhanced security configuration enabled will maintain the enhanced security configuration. Computers that do not have the enhanced security configuration enabled with be configured with the settings you are importing. If this is okay, click Continue,and then click Modify Settings.

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You can view all the security settings by clicking Internet Options in Control Panel, and then clicking the Security tab. For details about the rules for each of these settings, see the Internet Explorer 10 product documentation.

Do not customize Content Ratings

Click this option if you do not want to customize content ratings. The categories of content ratings that you can use to manage the web browsing in your organization vary, depending on the version of Windows operating system that you are using.

Import the current Content Ratings settings

Click this option to import the settings from your computer. To change the settings that you are importing, click Modify Settings. This opens the Ratings tab in the Content Advisor dialog box.

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Not all Internet content is rated. If you choose to allow users to view unrated sites, some of those sites could contain inappropriate material.

Additional references:

  1. For more information about this stage of the Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 10, see Customizing the Browser.

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