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Internet Explorer Administration Kit 11 (IEAK 11) - Administrator's Guide

Elizabeth Ross|Last Updated: 6/15/2016

Use this guide to learn about the several options and processes you'll need to consider while you're using the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 11 (IEAK 11) to customize, deploy, and manage Internet Explorer 11 for your employee's devices.

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Because this content isn't intended to be a step-by-step guide, not all of the steps are necessary.

IEAK 11 users

IEAK 11 includes programs and tools that enterprises can use to customize, deploy, and administer Internet Explorer 11 for employee devices, while Internet service and content providers can use the same programs and tools to customize, deploy, and administer Internet Explorer 11 for customers.

IEAK 11 works in network environments, with or without Microsoft Active Directory service.

Naming conventions

IE11 and IEAK 11 offers differing experiences between Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Update and newer versions of the Windows operating system:

NameDescription
IEThe immersive browser, or IE, without a specific version.
Internet Explorer for the desktopThe desktop browser. This is the only experience available when running IE11 on Windows 7 SP1.
IE11The whole browser, which includes both IE and Internet Explorer for the desktop.
Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 11Step-by-step wizard screens that help you create custom IE11 installation packages.
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