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Published on 06.15.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable the Security Page in Internet Explorer

Learn how to disable Internet Explorer’s security page in Windows 7.

Removes the Security tab from the interface in the Internet Options dialog box.

If you enable this policy, it prevents users from seeing and changing settings for security zones, such as scripting, downloads, and user authentication.

If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users can see and change these settings.

When you set this policy, you do not need to set the following Internet Explorer policies, because this policy removes the Security tab from the interface:

“Security zones: Do not allow users to change policies”

“Security zones: Do not allow users to add/delete sites”

Disable the Security Page in IE

  1. Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.

    Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.

  2. Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Internet Explorer, and then select Internet Control Panel in the left column of the Group Policy editor.

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  3. Double-click Disable the Security page in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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