The enhanced security configuration also adjusts the Internet Explorer extensibility and security settings to further reduce exposure to possible future security threats. These settings can be found on the Advanced tab of Internet Options in Control Panel. The following table describes the settings that are affected.
|Browsing||Display enhanced security configuration dialog||On||Displays a dialog box to notify you when an Internet site tries to use scripting or ActiveX controls.|
|Browsing||Enable Browser Extensions||Off||Disables features you installed for use with Internet Explorer that may have been created by companies other than Microsoft.|
|Browsing||Enable Install On Demand (Internet Explorer)||Off||Disables installing Internet Explorer components on demand, if needed by a Web page.|
|Browsing||Enable Install On Demand (Other)||Off||Disables installing Web components on demand, if needed by a Web page.|
|Microsoft VM||JIT compiler for virtual machine enabled (requires restart)||Off||Disables the Microsoft VM compiler.|
|Multimedia||Don’t display online content in the media bar||On||Disables playback of media content in the Internet Explorer media bar.|
|Multimedia||Play sounds in Web pages||Off||Disables music and other sounds.|
|Multimedia||Play animations in Web pages||Off||Disables animations.|
|Multimedia||Play videos in Web pages||Off||Disables video clips.|
|Security||Check for server certificate revocation (requires restart||On||Automatically checks a Web site’s certificate to see whether it has been revoked before accepting it as valid.|
|Security||Check for signatures on downloaded programs||On||Automatically verifies and displays the identity of programs you download.|
|Security||Do not save encrypted pages to disk||On||Disables saving secured information in your Temporary Internet Files folder.|
|Security||Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed||On||Automatically clears the Temporary Internet Files folder when you close the browser.|
These changes reduce the functionality in Web pages, Web-based applications, local network resources, and applications that use a browser to display online help, support, and general user assistance.