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Disable color changes in Internet Explorer.

This setting prevents the background and text color changes of a Web page in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
You can customize the appearance of a webpage by changing its color combination. To make changes access “Internet Options” in Tools menu of Internet Explorer. The “Color” button in the “General” tab lets you make changes in the color settings (text / background) of a webpage. By default, you have the standard Windows colors.

This registry setting can disable the Color options which helps in giving a new look to the Web pages.

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 “Colors”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable colors option. However, if you want to show the option back, change the value to “0”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Prevent Colors Changes in General Tab in IE.reg

The '.reg' file can restrict color changes in general tab in Internet Explorer.

Allow Colors Changes in General Tab in IE (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable color changes in general tab in Internet Explorer.

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

Option to change ‘Text’ and ‘Background’ color of Web Pages is disabled.

Option to change ‘Text’ and ‘Background’ color of Web Pages is enabled

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 "Colors".

Now,right-click on "Colors" 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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