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Windows Internet Explorer 9 Resources.

Here are some of the resources if you are planning to jump start Internet Explorer 9 deployments in your environment. If you are deploying Windows 7 in your organization or even if you are a consumer, it does add lot more value when you install Internet Explorer 9.

Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Enterprises:IE 9 Core
• IE 9 New Features, Security Enhancements, Planning & Deployment, Centralized Group Policy Management & Support.
• Tools for preparing IE 9 for Enterprises.
• Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool  (IECTT)
• Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) toolkit
• Internet Explorer Administration Kit 9 (IEAK)
• Blocker Toolkit for Internet Explorer 9.

General Guidance for Internet Explorer 9

Download Internet Explorer 9 along with Worldwide Languages
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/downloads/ie-9/worldwide-languages

Start with Internet Explorer 9 New Features
http://www.beautyoftheweb.com

Windows Internet Explorer Tech Center – Springboard Series (For all Internet Explorer Versions)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/bb265256

Troubleshoot problems when you cannot install Internet Explorer 9
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2409098

Test Drive Internet Explorer Browser Speed, HTML5, Graphics Demos & other Security Features
http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive
http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Views/SiteMap/Default.html

Planning & Discover

Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK 9)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/bb219517.aspx

Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 9 FAQ
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/gg615602

[VIDEO] Customize Internet Explorer 9 using Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 9
http://www.zeollar.com/Session/248

Toolkit to Disable Automatic Deliver of Internet Explorer 9
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=179

Internet Explorer 9 Blocker Toolkit FAQ
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/ie/gg615600.aspx?ITPID=sprblog

Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.0
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7826

Application Compatibility Toolkit ACT 5.6
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7352

Using Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool (IECTT)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc838055(WS.10).aspx

Security in Internet Explorer 9

Security in Internet Explorer 9
http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/ie9.aspx

Security Compliance Manager
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc677002.aspx

Internet Explorer 9 Gallery to download Add-ons & Tracking Protection Lists
http://www.iegallery.com/en/

[VIDEO] Internet Explorer 9 Security Unleashed
http://www.zeollar.com/Session/263

Group Policy Settings Reference Windows Internet Explorer 9
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=9409

Internet Explorer 9 Group Policy
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff986259.aspx

To add these new Group Policy settings, Internet Explorer 9 installs an administrative template (ADMX file) during normal installation. This file is inetres.admx in %WinDir%PolicyDefinitions. Internet Explorer 9 also installs a language file for the administrative template (ADML file). This file is inetres.adml in %WinDir%PolicyDefinitionsLCID, where LCID is a language ID such as en-US.

Deploy & Manage Internet Explorer 9

Different Methods to deploy Internet Explorer 9

  • Windows Server Update Services
  • Automatic updates
  • SCCM PUSH
  • Manual Install using Installation Files, CD-ROM, USB Sticks, Network Installation
  • Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) Deployment

Using Software Distribution Tools to Install Internet Explorer 9
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg699427.aspx 

UNATTEND Installation Settings using Windows System Image Manager available in Windows Automated Installation Kit
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff986261.aspx

Internet Explorer 9 Pre-installation Techniques (Slipstream IE9.CAB into WIM Image)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147968.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744559(WS.10).aspx (Add/Remove Package offline)

Command-Line Options and IExpress
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg598584.aspx

For any more information related to Windows Internet Explorer 9 for IT Professionals; visit TechNet Library for Internet Explorer 9 at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff973978.aspx

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