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Remove printing functions from Internet Explorer.

This setting can control the printing functions in Internet Explorer. You can remove the “Print” and “Print Preview” options from the “File” menu as well as stop these icons from functioning from the toolbar.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
You can control some features and behaviors in Internet Explorer. If you go to File > Print/Print Preview in Internet Explorer, Internet Explorer will show “Print” or “Print Preview” dialog. You can remove these options from the “File” menu. In addition, the functioning of “Print” and “Print Preview” icons located on the toolbar is turned off.

Furthermore, the “Page Setup” option on “File” menu is also disabled with the same setting.

Important:
Even if you enable the print function in Internet Explorer, all the open Internet Explorer windows will not show the effect.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “NoPrinting” 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 remove print functions from Internet Explorer. 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.

Print Command Disabled in IE.reg

The ".reg" file can remove printing functions from Internet Explorer.

Print Command Enabled in IE (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can enable all the printing commands.

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

The "Print" and the "Print Preview" options are removed from the "File" menu while the same are turned off in toolbar. Further, the File > Page Setup option is also disabled.

All the Print commands are accessible.

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 "NoPrinting" in "Restrictions" key.

The created DWORD value will look like below.

Next, right-click on the "NoPrinting" 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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