Hide Help menu items in Internet Explorer.

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You can hide the Help menu items in the Internet Explorer with this setting.
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Description:
If you require some help in internet explorer, you go to the help menu. It provides all round help with windows system, look for specific problems etc. You can also hide all the items in help menu, if it suits you, with this setting. For this, go to start > run menu, enter regedit and navigate to the hkey_current_user and hkey_local_machine registry path listed below. If any of the subkeys internet explorer\restrictions is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a dword value nohelpmenu, if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value to 1 which can hide help menu items in internet explorer. However, if you want to show the items back, change the value to 0. The changes take effect after a restart or logoff. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.




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First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Go to <b>[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\]</b> 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 "NoHelpMenu" in "Restrictions" key.
Next, right-click on "NoHelpMenu" 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<b> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\]</b>.


Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: Internet Explorer
  • Data Type: Key
  • Action Type: Add an Entry
  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: Restrictions
  • Data Type: Key
  • Action Type: Add an Entry
  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: NoHelpMenu
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry
  • Path: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\]
  • Location: Local Machine
  • Value Name: Internet Explorer
  • Data Type: Key
  • Action Type: Add an Entry
  • Path: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\]
  • Location: Local Machine
  • Value Name: Restrictions
  • Data Type: Key
  • Action Type: Add an Entry
  • Path: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions\]
  • Location: Local Machine
  • Value Name: NoHelpMenu
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry


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