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Security Software Compatibility

The table on this page lists all security software for Windows Server 2012 with notes about its installation and workings. If you have an application that is not yet on this list, ailment please submit it using the form below including information about whether it works and problems/workarounds if any.

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Security Software lists of the previous editions of Windows Server:
# Windows Server 2008 R2
# Windows Server 2008

Security Application Submission

Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

By default, Windows Server 2012 protects against attacks via the browser by greatly limiting the browsers’ possibilities. This is useful for servers, however if you want to use it for normal web browsing, it is desired to turn this security feature off.

To turn this feature off, open the Server Manager, select Local Server in the left pane and click at the On link behind the IE Enhanced Configuration setting in the PROPERTIES section. Next, switch the setting to Off for both Administrators and Users to disable it for both user groups. Save the changed values by clicking OK.

Disable IE Enhanced Security

 

Continue to set performance for Applications…


Disable Shutdown Event Tracker

1. Open the Start screen and enter gpedit.msc to start searching applications. Click the found result to open the Local Group Policy Editor.
Search the Start screen for "gpedit.msc"

2. In the left pane in Computer Configuration expand Administrative Templates and click the System section. In the right pane search for the Display Shutdown Event Tracker policy.
Find the "Shutdown Event Tracker" policy

3. Open this policy, ampoule set its setting to Disabled and click OK.
Disable Shutdown Event Tracker

 

Continue to disable the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security feature


Disable Ctrl+Alt+Del Prompt

To disable the Ctrl+Alt+Del prompt at the logon screen, buy we will disable this security feature in the Local Security Policies.

1. Open the Start screen and click the Administrative Tools icon.
Administrative Tools at Start screen

2. In Administrative Tools folder, double click the Local Security Policy icon, expand Local Policies and click Security Options. In the right pane search and open Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL and choose Enabled. Save the policy change by clicking OK.
Disable CTRL+ALT+DEL in Local Security Policy Editor

 

Continue to disable password restrictions…