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Restrict the launch of new window from “File” menu in Internet Explorer.

You can control some features and behaviors of Internet Explorer. One of them is to prevent the launch of new window from “File” menu in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
You can restrict the feature to launch a new window in Internet Explorer. Normally, if you want to open a new window in Internet Explorer, you could either select File > New option or press the key combination “Ctrl + N”. However, this setting will disable the option of launching a new window from Internet Explorer.

Important:
Even if you enable the feature to open new window 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 “NoFileNew” 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 restricts opening of new window in 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.

Turnoff File New Window in IE.reg

The ".reg" file restricts opening of new window in Internet Explorer.

Turnon File New Window in IE (Default).reg

The ".reg" file allows opening of new window in Internet Explorer.

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

The user is not allowed to open a new window by clicking on "File > New > Window" option in Internet Explorer.

The user is allowed to open a new window by clicking on "File > New > Window" option in Internet Explorer.

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 "NoFileNew" in "Restrictions" key.

The created DWORD value will look like below.

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

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box 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).

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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).

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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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