Disable Web Browsing

Posted on 2006-05-01
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
What is the simplist way to disable web browsing using group policy in a Windows 2003 Server environment when the user still needs to be able to use network resources, and well as internal html page browsing.
Question by:cmushaun
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    Hi cmushaun,

    insert a false proxy is the single simplest solution with GPO

         User Configuration\Windows Settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\Connection\   Automatic Browser Configuration

    then disable them changing it

         User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\      Disable Changing Advanced Page Settings


    Author Comment

    Thanks, I'll try that, but where do I enter the false proxy, and what should it be?

    Thanks again
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    Accepted Solution

    you can put it straight under that top key i showed you or

    User Configuration\Windows Settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\Connection\ proxy settings

    you can put anything in there and as long as its false it will fall over for the user  

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