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Disable changing the default programs Windows uses for messaging service.

This setting can disable the facility to change the program Windows automatically uses for each Internet service in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
In the Internet Options of Internet Explorer, you can specify which program Windows should call for E-mail, Newsgroup and Internet Call services. By default, you can change the programs called with these services per your need.

But, on applying this registry setting the above services options turn disable and no further changes can be made to the program names.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the sub keys “Internet Explorer\Control Panel” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value “Messaging”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable the messaging services. However, if you want to enable the options back, change the value to “0” or delete the value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable Messaging.reg

The '.reg' file can disable changes in messaging services in Internet Explorer.

Enable Messaging (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable changes in messaging services in Internet Explorer.

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

Options to change messaging services is disabled.

Options to change messaging services is enabled by default.

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

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

Third, create a subkey "Control Panel" under "Internet Explorer".

Fourth, create a DWORD value "Messaging".

Now,right-click on "Messaging" and select 'Modify'.

Finally, set the 'Value Data' to “1”in the textbox 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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