SOLVED: How To Disable PROTECTED MODE In Internet Explorer Using GPO

This was a major a pain to me.  I have found that many sites, including MSN.COM, Outlook Web Access, GoToMeeting.com and others,  do not load properly with PROTECTED MODE enabled on Windows 7, 8 and 10 so after arguing with Microsoft about it for a few months last year, I have just given up and decided to disable it.  Now it gets tricky if you don’t follow the steps: Launch Group Policy Management Console and EDIT and…

SOLVED: Internet Explorer Not Prompting For Download SAVE

If you click a link to download a file in Internet Explorer and the SAVE SAVE AS dialog does not appear, you may find that disabling PROTECTED MODE solves the issue. How to Turn Off Protected Mode: In Internet Explorer, click the small cog icon in the top right corner (under the red close X) to bring up TOOLS Click INTERNET OPTIONS from the menu Click the SECURITY tab UNCheck TURN ON PROTECTED MODE Restart Internet…