How to configure Internet Options for Local Group Policy

Introduction

Does this sound familiar?

“Welcome to Monopoly!” “All right, now we’re going to go with auctions if you don’t buy.” “Why? That’s so annoying!” “Because if we don’t, it takes forever.” “All right, fine, but I want money if I land on Free Parking.” “Fine, if that’s what it takes. But I want ‘even build houses’ too. I’m not letting you throw a hotel up on Boardwalk first thing again.” “OK, OK, let’s start the game already.”

The board game Monopoly has a lot of rules associated with it. What it also has is a lot of possible features that can be approved or ignored, house rules and other options that can tweak the experience for the players. Because it is such a huge game, owned by millions of people across the world, it really tries its best to fit the needs of whoever wants to play. The fact that there are so many officially sanctioned variants is a testament to that.

By the same token, Windows 10’s Internet Options also have a lot of potential modifications that can be tweaked. This is very visible if you take a look at all of the settings available within Internet Explorer for example, but it can take some serious diving to find them all if you try to do it directly within the program itself. In addition, if you have multiple users on the same system, it can be difficult to make sure that everyone has all of the same settings if done manually. Fortunately, Local Group Policy has this covered.

Why Local Group Policy?

To start with, Local Group Policy is simply a set of standardized rules that can be applied across a system — regardless of how many users are on it. (Read more...)

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