IE 10 & IE 11 How-to Enable Content Advisor

Enable Content Advisor In Internet Explorer 10 & IE 11

If you have used Internet Explorer 8 or below, then in those iterations, Content Advisor was available to configure from the browser settings itself, but in newer editions of Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11, the feature is not available in Internet Options > Content tab browser settings and you have to first enable it from a different section ofWindows. Microsoft has made it this way because not many users made use of it.

This article talks of how to make Content Advisor available in Internet Options Settings, using the Group Policy Editor.

1. Press Windows Key + R combination, type put gpedit.msc in Run dialog box and hit Enter to open the Local Group Policy Editor.

2. Navigate here :

User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Content Page


3. At this stage, your Group Policy window would resemble the one shown above. Here double click on the policy Show Content Advisor on Internet Options to get this:


4. In the above shown window, firstly select Enabled and then click on Apply followed by OK. You may now close theLocal Group Policy Editor window.

5. Now press Windows Key + R, type inetcpl.cpl in the Run dialog box and hit Enter. Now switch to the Content tab in the following window so appeared:


6. For the Content Advisor subheading in Internet Properties window, click Enable. Provide the administrative privileges if required. Now in the following window, you can select what kind of filtering you need according to your requirements. Click Apply, OK when you’re done.