This documentation provides information about planning, creating, deploying, and managing custom installations of Microsoft® Windows® Internet Explorer® 8 using Internet Explorer Administration Kit 8 (IEAK 8).
Managing Web browsing technologies is critical as corporate intranets and extranets grow, and as most companies include a browser on their users' standard desktop. You can deploy a customized version of Internet Explorer to help your users or customers:
- Increase productivity. You can
configure or customize settings to give users access to specific
intranet and Internet applications, ensure that all browsers have
the same functionality, and make support easier.
- Increase manageability and
reliability. By creating custom packages, you can test
components in your custom IEAK package with key, line-of-business
applications to maximize reliability and reduce the cost of
deployments, support, and upgrades. Also, you can centrally and
dynamically manage your users' installation of Internet
In this guide
- For more information about about IEAK,
including what has changed in this version, and IEAK concepts, see
with IEAK 8.
- For an overview about how to create, deploy,
and manage custom browser packages, see Checklist: Create,
Deploy, and Manage a Custom Browser Package.
- To access problem-solving information for
IEAK, see Troubleshooting IEAK and
- For pointers to samples and additional
information about IEAK, see References.