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Disable navigation buttons in Internet Explorer toolbar.

Internet Explorer toolbar displays navigation buttons to access already visited web pages. This setting can disable the use of these buttons.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Internet Explorer toolbar displays navigation buttons to access already visited web pages. With the “Back” and “Forward” navigation buttons, you can browse through such pages. However, this setting can disable the use of these buttons in the Internet Explorer toolbar.

Important:
Even if you enable the navigation buttons in Internet Explorer, 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 “NoNavButtons” 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 navigation buttons. 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.

Navigation Buttons Disabled.reg

The ".reg" file can disable the "Back" and the "Forward" buttons.

Navigation Buttons Enabled (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can enable the "Back" and "Forward" buttons.

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

The "Back" and the "Forward" buttons of Internet Explorer are disabled with this setting.

The "Back" and the "Forward" buttons are enabled to function as usual.

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 "NoNavButtons" in "Restrictions" key.

The created DWORD value will look like below.

Next, right-click on the "NoNavButtons" 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\].

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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