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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Troubleshooting

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is a useful tool for auditing the configuration and update status of Windows computers. Most of the time, its reports are useful and easy to understand. However, some of its responses are baffling, and some of its suggested solutions haven’t been updated since Server 2003. Here is my collection of odd MBSA reports, and how to resolve them.

Internet Explorer

MBSA Reports:

The use of Internet Explorer is not restricted for administrators on this server

Solution:
Enable IE Enhanced Security Configuration in the Server Manager
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