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Internet Options - Add or Remove Security Tab

How to Add or Remove the Security Tab in Internet Options
Published by Brink
15 May 2010
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How to Add or Remove the Security Tab in Internet Options

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This will show you how to add or remove the Security tab in the Internet Options properties window of Internet Explorer for all or specific users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.


If removed, any settings made in the Security tab prior to being removed will still be used.
  • If opened from within Internet Explorer, it is called Internet Options.
  • If opened from the Control Panel, it is called Internet Properties.
You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do this tutorial.



EXAMPLE: Security Tab in Internet Options
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OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download
1. To Add "Security" Tab to Internet Options for All Users
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Add_Security_Tab_Internet_Options.reg
download
2. To Remove "Security" Tab from Internet Options for All Users
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Remove_Security_Tab_Internet_Options.reg
download
3. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

4. Double click/tap the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

5. Click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC Vista), Yes, and OK when prompted.

6. Close and reopen Internet Options if already opened.

7. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.






OPTION TWO
Through the Local Group Policy Editor
1. Open the all users, specific users or groups, or all users except administrators Local Group Policy Editor for how you want this policy applied.
2. In the left pane, click/tap on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Internet Explorer, and Internet Control Panel. (see screenshot below)
-gpedit-1_security.jpg
3. In the right pane, double click/tap on Disable the Security page to edit it. (see screenshot above)

4. To Add "Security" Tab to Internet Options
A) Select (dot) either Not Configured or Disabled, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below step 6)
NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting.
5. To Remove "Security" Tab from Internet Options
A) Select (dot) Enabled, and go to step 3 below. (see screenshot below step 6)
6. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)
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7. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.

8. Close and reopen Internet Options if already opened.
That's it,
Shawn





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