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

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This setting enables you to prevent changes to privacy settings in Privacy tab of Internet Options in Internet Explorer.
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Description:
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. 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".
Second, go to <b>[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] </b>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 1in the textbox provided and click on 'OK'.


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: Control Panel
  • Data Type: Key
  • Action Type: Add an Entry
  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: Privacy Settings
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry


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