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Prevent adding up of Internet connections in Internet Explorer.

This setting prevents you to make changes in Internet access connection settings in the “Connections” tab of Internet Options dialog in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
As the name suggests, the “Connections” tab in Internet Options dialog on the tools menu of Internet Explorer is used to configure the dial-up or virtual private network connection settings, to access Internet.

With this registry setting you can disable the options to manage Internet connection settings.

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 “Connection Settings”, if this value does not exist.

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

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable LAN Settings Changes.reg

The '.reg' file can disable adding up of Internet connections in Internet Explorer.

Enable LAN Settings Changes (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable adding up of Internet connections in Internet Explorer.

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

'Connection Settings' option in 'Connection' tab are restricted.

'Connection Settings' option in 'Connection' tab are 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 "Connection Settings".

Now,right-click on "Connection Settings " 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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