Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled

I am just getting started setting up windows server 2008 R2 This server will be a web server using IIS 6.0  

I open Internet explorer and

Caution: Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled

Should I turn on Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

Windows Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration configures your server and Internet Explorer in a way that decreases the exposure of your server to potential attacks through Web content and application scripts. This is done by raising the default security levels on Internet Explorer security zones and changing the default settings.
Keeping the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration enabled on your servers is recommended to help ensure that your servers are not inadvertently exposed to malware or other browser-based attacks. For more information, including the complete list of changes that are implemented by Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration, see the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration overview.
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To turn on Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration
1.      Close any Internet Explorer windows that you might have open.

2.      Open Server Manager.
o      If your server is running Windows Server® 2008 R2, in the Security Information section of Server Summary, click Configure IE ESC to open the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration dialog.
o      If your server is running Windows Server® 2012, click Configure this local server to open the Local Server configuration page. Then, in the Properties area, next to IE Enhanced Security Configuration, click Off to open the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration dialog.

3.      To use Internet Explorer Enhanced Configuration when members of the local Administrators group are logged on, under Administrators click On.

4.      To use Internet Explorer Enhanced Configuration when all other users are logged on, under Users click On (Recommended).

5.      Click OK to apply your changes.

Note: Once the Internet Explorer Enhanced Configuration is turned on for both sets of users, Server Manager will display On (Recommended) next to Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration.

Should I turn on Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration
sys36Asked:
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
IE Enhanced Security is a pain in of itself. Personally I just disable it. If you have locked down this server where only specific users can login then you are fine. Users can still get to websites it just makes the life a little harder as there are continually prompts, for adding sites to the trusted sites etc.

If you are looking to block specific sites like this then doing this from a firewall or webfilter would be the better approach.

I would leave it disabled. Ignore the message.

Will.
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