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Remove the “Protected Mode” pop-up from Internet Explorer 11 – Win 2012 R2

A published IE application may show the following pop-up when starting a web page:

Such pop-up appears each time, even if you click on the ‘Don’t show this message again’.
The solution is to set the user registry value that prevents this pop-up from appearing (this can be done through GPO, logon script, etc…)
The value is “NoProtectedModeBanner”, DWORD, and must be set to 1.
It must be located under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main