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Block “Internet Options” dialog in Internet Explorer.

You can stop some of the features of Internet Explorer from functioning. One of the features that you can block is the “Internet Options” dialog on the “Tools” menu.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
You can control some features and behaviors of Internet Explorer. By default, you can launch the “Internet Options” dialog from “Tools” menu in Internet Explorer. But, with this setting, you can stop the “Internet Options” dialog from launching.

Important:
Even if you enable the launch of “Internet Options” dialog, all the open Internet Explorer windows will not show this effect.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “NoBrowserOptions” at HKEY_CURRENT_USER and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE registry paths, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable the “Internet Options” dialog in Internet Explorer from appearing. However, if you want to get back to the original state, change the value to “0”.

Restart Internet Explorer for the changes to take effect.

NOTE:
This feature works on Internet Explorer version 5 and above.

Turn off Internet Options in IE.reg

The ".reg" file can block “Internet Options” dialog in ‘Internet Explorer’.

Turn on Internet Options in IE (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can enable “Internet Options” dialog in 'Internet Explorer'.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Internet Options" dialog is not allowed to open after the changes have been implemented.

The "Internet Options" dialog can be invoked from the "Tools" menu.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] key and create a new key with the name "Internet Explorer" under "Microsoft".

Then, create a "Restrictions" key under "Internet Explorer".

Now, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "NoBrowserOptions" in "Restrictions" key.

The created DWORD value will look like below.

Next, right-click on "NoBrowserOptions" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done, follow the above steps to create similar registry keys and DWORD value at [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\].

Restrict viewing source in Internet Explorer (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. With this setting, you can turn off the function to view the source.

Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).

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With this setting, you can customize the window title of Internet Explorer.

Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.

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This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For All Users).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

 
 
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