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Enable and Use Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode

enterprise_mode_IE_11   Enterprise Mode is a new feature in Internet Explorer 11 that allows businesses to use old web applications in modern versions of IE; it allows the website to render like it did in Internet Explore 8. Some businesses have actucally standardized on older versions of Internet Explorer and may use internal web applications[intranet sites] that just don’t function with modern versions of  the new Internet Explorer that comes with Windows 8.1 .This feature is designed to help businesses who still need Internet Explorer 8 for some reason to upgrade to a more modern, secure browser.

 How do you enable it?

Step 1: Bring up the Run dialog box [Windows Key + R] – Type in gpedit.msc to bring up the local group editor

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Step 2: Expand the User Configuration Node

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Step 3: Go into Administrative Templates >> Windows Components

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Step 4: Get into the Internet Explorer

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Step 5: The first group policy is “Let users turn on and use Enterprise Mode from the Tool…

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Step 6: Double click on the policy and configure it. The policy lets you decide whether users can turn on Enterprise Mode for websites with compatibility issues.

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Step 7: The second group policy is “Use the Enterprise Mode IE website list

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Step 8: Double click on it and configure the policy with a list of websites you want opened using Enterprise Mode IE, instead of Standard mode because of compatibility issues.

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Step 9: Once your group policies are configured. You can test it out by opening Internet Explorer 11 and going to Menu bar >> Tools >> Enterprise Mode

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Step 10: You will get Enterprise Mode icon within your Address bar

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Step 11: Once you click on it will state that Enterprise Mode is On

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