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Disable the option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings.

This setting disables the option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings for you home and search pages.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
You have the option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings for your home and search pages. This option resets Internet Explorer to default settings only if you have installed another Web browser, and that browser has changed the default settings.

With this registry setting you can disable the option to reset default settings of Internet Explorer.

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 “Reset Web Settings”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable the option to reset default settings. However, if you want to enable the option back, change the value data to “0” or delete the value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable reset web setting button in IE.reg

The '.reg' file can disable the option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings.

Enable reset web setting button in IE (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable the option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings.

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

Option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings under the 'Programs' tab is disabled.

Option to reset the default Internet Explorer settings under the 'Programs' tab is enabled by default.

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 "Control Panel" key under "Internet Explorer".

Now, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "ResetWebSettings" in "Control Panel" key.

Next, right-click on "ResetWebSettings" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value User "1" in the text box 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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