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Disable “Full Screen” mode in Internet Explorer.

If you press the “F11” key or select “Full Screen” option in “View” menu, you can switch to “Full Screen” mode. This setting can disable this feature of Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Your Internet Explorer browser lets you expand its window size to full screen. In the “Full Screen” mode, the browser expands the size of the window to show more information of a webpage on a single screen. The “F11” keystroke or “Full Screen” option in “View” menu can change the window size. To disable “Full Screen” operation, use this registry setting.

Important:
Even if you enable the “Full Screen” mode, all the open Internet Explorer windows will not show the effect.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “NoTheaterMode” 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 “Full Screen” mode in Internet Explorer. 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.

Disables full-screen mode in IE.reg

The ".reg" file can disable the "Full Screen" option in Internet Explorer.

Enables full-screen mode in IE (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can enable the "Full Screen" option in Internet Explorer.

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

The "Full Screen" option is disabled by pressing the "F11" key or the View > Full Screen menu.

The "Full Screen" option is enabled in Internet Explorer.

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

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

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

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

The created DWORD value will look like below.

Next, right-click on the "NoTheaterMode" DWORD value and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text-box provided 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\].

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

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

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

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