This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.
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Restrict Synchronize option in IE.reg
The '.reg' file to restrict the "Synchronize" option in the 'Tools' menu in Internet Explorer.
Allow Synchronize option in IE (Default).reg
The '.reg' file to allow the "Synchronize" option in the 'Tools' menu in Internet Explorer.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
The "Tools > Synchronize" option is restricted after the changes have been made in the registry.
The "Tools > Synchronize" option will call the synchronization dialog box.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] and create a new key with the name "Internet Explorer" under "Microsoft".
Create another key "Infodelivery" under "Internet Explorer".
In the hierarchy create "Restrictions" subkey.
Then, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD value with the name "NoManualUpdates".
After creating "NoManualUpdates" DWORD value, right-click on it and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value "1" in the text-box and click on 'OK'.
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