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Change the name of “Windows Update” option in Internet Explorer's “Tools” menu.

This setting lets you change the text of “Windows Update” option on the Internet Explorer “Tools” menu to a customized string.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
The Internet Explorer “Windows Update” option in “Tools” menu opens the Windows update page on Microsoft’s website. Through this setting, you can add a custom text in place of “Windows Update”, though the custom text will still open Microsoft’s website.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create the key “Internet Explorer” and its associated string value “Windows Update Menu Text”, if they do not exist. Now, add the custom text.

Restart Internet Explorer for the changes to take effect.

Modify IE Win_Update menu.reg

The ".reg" file can let you change the text of “Windows Update” option on the Internet Explorer “Tools” menu to a customized string.

Restore IE Win_Update menu (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can restore the name of the item to "Windows Update".

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

Customized name in place of "Windows Update" is added.

The default "Windows Update" name is shown.

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

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

Third, right-click in the open area to create a String Value with the name "Windows Update Menu Text" in "Internet Explorer" key.

Fourth, right-click on "Windows Update Menu Text" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, type the custom text in the text box provided and click on 'OK'.

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).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

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

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

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

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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