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Enable/Disable the “AutoComplete” option in Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer uses the option "AutoComplete" to remember the typed text in a web form or a URL. You can disable or enable this option.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Internet Explorer uses the option "AutoComplete" to remember the typed text in a web form or a URL.

AutoComplete options:

AutoSuggest:
It will show a list of matching URLs in address bar, if you have accessed the website earlier.

Use FormSuggest:
On the web forms, Internet Explorer can call previously typed inputs of a field. It can suggest from the previous entries existing in the list, if any.

FormSuggest Passwords:
It will call the saved passwords on web forms.

FormSuggest PW Ask:
It will prompt to save passwords on web forms, so that you don’t have to type it again the next time you visit the page.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter "regedit" and search the keys listed below. You can create string values "AutoSuggest", "Use FormSuggest", "FormSuggest Passwords" and "FormSuggest PW Ask", if these values do not exist.

Now, you can set these values in the Value Data field to disable or enable the "AutoComplete" option of Internet Explorer.

The changes will take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable AutoComplete in Internet Explorer.reg

'AutoComplete' option is disabled through this '.reg' file.

Enable AutoComplete in Internet Explorer (Default).reg

'AutoComplete' option in Internet Explorer is enabled through this '.reg' file.

Key Type :
Current User
Value Name :
AutoSuggest
Data Type :
REG_SZ (String Value)
Enabled Value :
Yes
Disabled value :
No
Other value :
Value Action :
Add an Entry

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

The option to auto complete website URLs or web forms, including username and password, is disabled.

The check marks enable the options to auto complete website URLs or web forms, including username and password, in Internet Explorer.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit"

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\] and create a new key as "AutoComplete" under "Explorer" sub key.

Third, create a 'String Value' as "Auto Suggest" under "AutoComplete" sub key.

Now, go to "AutoSuggest" and right-click on it and select 'Modify'.

Here, set the 'Value Data' as "yes" for "AutoSuggest" in the text box and click on 'OK' to enable.

Next, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main] and right-click on "Use FormSuggest" and select 'Modify'.

Then, set the 'Value Data' as "yes" for "UseFormSuggest" in the text box and click on 'OK' to enable it.

Further, go to "FormSuggest Passwords" and right-click on it and select 'Modify'.

Set the 'Value Data' as "yes" for "FormSuggestPassword" in the text box and click on 'OK' to enable it.

Now, go to "FormSuggest PW Ask" and right-click on it and select 'Modify'.

Set the 'Value Data' as "yes" for "FormSuggestPW Ask" in the text box and click on 'OK' to enable it.

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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