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Prevent changing security levels in Internet Explorer.

This setting enables you to prevent changing security levels for Internet or Local Intranet zone in the “Security” tab of Internet Options in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
The “Security” tab in Internet Options dialog of Tools menu can control access to Websites either on Local Intranet or Internet by applying security settings on various download/browsing options including defining security levels for respective security zones.

But, with this setting you can disable customization of security levels in Internet Explorer, leaving behind with no choice for the user to change any of the defined 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 “SecChangeSettings”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable customizing security levels. 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 Security Change Settings in IE.reg

The '.reg' file can disable changing security levels for the Internet zone in "Security" tab .

Enable Security Change Settings in IE (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable changing security levels for the Internet zone in "Security" tab .

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

Options to change security level are disabled.

Options to change security level 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 " SecChangeSettings".

Now, right-click on "SecChangeSettings" and select 'Modify'

Finally, set the 'Value Data' to “1” in the textbox provided and click on 'OK'.

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Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).

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Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.

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Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

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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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