Internet Explorer 9 provides for over 1,500 Group Policy settings that IT pros can use to manage and control the web browser configuration.
Here is a list of all the NEW Group Policy settings made available in Internet Explorer 9:
- Automatically enable newly installed add-ons
- Disable add-on performance notifications
- Turn off Managing SmartScreen Filter for Internet Explorer 9
- Prevent users from bypassing SmartScreen Filter’s application reputation warnings about files that are not commonly downloaded from the Internet
- Turn on ActiveX filtering
- Prevent configuration of top result search in the Address bar
- Turn off Tracking Protection
- Tracking Protection threshold
- Show tabs on a separate row
- Prevent Deleting Download History
- Prevent Deleting ActiveX Filtering and Tracking Protection data
- Install binaries signed by MD2 and MD4 signing technologies
- Enable alternate codecs in HTML5 media elements
- Go to an intranet site for a single word entry in the Address bar
- Disable Browser Geolocation
- Turn off ability to pin sites
- Allow Internet Explorer 8 Shutdown Behavior
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%\PolicyDefinitions\LCID, where LCID is a language ID such as en-US.
For more details you can visit TechNet.
Go here to see the complete list of Group Policy Settings for Internet Explorer 9.