If you run any Windows Servers, you may run into a scenario where you want to remove access to Internet Explorer. Usually, any administrators that log into servers won’t have a need for it anyway, plus it can be a security concern. Sometimes, you might have a server that refuses to update to the latest version (as of this writing is IE11). Here’s how to remove Internet Explorer (IE) from Windows Server.
Open a Command Prompt with Administrative Privledges.
To get a list of all of your enabled features, run this command:
dism /online /get-features
One of the features is Internet-Explorer-Optional-amd64.
To remove Internet Explorer (IE), run this command:
dism /online /disable-feature /featurename:Internet-Explorer-Optional-amd64
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Restart Windows to complete this operation.
Do you want to restart the computer now (Y/N)?Y
After the restart, Internet Explorer (IE) won’t be available.
If you need to add it back, replace /disable-feature with /enable-feature in the command above.Share This Article: