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Prevent changes to privacy settings in “Privacy” tab in Internet Explorer.

This setting enables you to prevent changes to privacy settings in “Privacy” tab of Internet Options in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
You can choose how cookies are handled in the Internet zone either by allowing or overriding automatic cookie handling.

By applying this registry setting you can disable the option to manage cookies

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

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable the option to handle cookies. However, if you want to enable the option back, change the value data to “0” or delete the value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable Change in Privacy Settings.reg

The '.reg' file will disable changes to privacy settings in privacy tab in Internet Options .

Enable Change in Privacy Settings (Default).reg

The '.reg' file will enable changes to privacy settings in privacy tab in Internet Options .

Key Type :
Current User
Value Name :
Internet Explorer
Data Type :
Key
Enabled Value :
Disabled value :
Other value :
Value Action :
Add an Entry

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

Cookie handling options in the 'Advance Privacy Settings' window are restricted.

Cookie handling options in the 'Advance Privacy Settings' window 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 "Privacy Settings".

Now,right-click on "Privacy 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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