Monday, 6 June 2022

IE Mode Microsoft Edge (Chromium) Default Policy

Edge IE Mode Microsoft Edge (Chromium) Default Policy - IE MODE

The group policy enables a feature in Edge called IE Mode, which adds legacy browser compatibility for Internet Explorer.

1.      Download the policy file from Microsoft Edge Policy Template.

2.      Extract the downloaded Policy File folder MicrosoftEdgePolicyTemplates.

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3.      Copy msedge.admx, msedgeupdate.admx and msedgewebview2.admx file from C:\Users\{user}\Downloads\MicrosoftEdgePolicyTemplates\windows\admx to C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions.

4.      Copy msedge.adml, msedgeupdate.adml and msedgewebview2.adml file from C:\Users\{user}\Downloads\MicrosoftEdgePolicyTemplates\windows\admx\en-US to C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US.

5.      Open Group Policy Editor.

6.      Click User Configuration/Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Edge.

7.      Double-click Configure Internet Explorer integration.

8.      Select Enabled.

9.      Under Options, set the drop-down value to Internet Explorer mode if you want the sites to open in IE mode on Microsoft Edge

Configuring the Enterprise Mode Site List policy

Configure IE mode with a separate policy for Microsoft Edge. This additional policy allows you to override the IE site list. For example, some organizations target the production site list to all users. You can then deploy the pilot site list to a small group of users using this policy.

1.     Create or reuse a Site List.

2.    Open Group Policy Editor.

3.      Click User Configuration/Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Edge.

4.      Double-click Configure the Enterprise Mode Site List.

5.      Select Enabled.

6.      Under Options, type the location of the website list.

7.      Click OK or Apply to save these settings

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