Learn how to disable Internet Explorer’s page zooming feature in Windows 7.
This policy setting prevents the user from zooming into or out of a page to better see the content.
If you enable this policy setting, applications hosting MSHTML will not respond to user input that causes the content to be re-rendered at a scaled size.
If you disable this policy setting, applications hosting MSHTML will respond to user input that causes the content to be re-rendered at a scaled size.
Disable IE’s Page Zooming Functionality
- Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.
Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.
- Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and then select Internet Explorer in the left column of the Group Policy editor.
- Double-click Turn off page zooming functionality in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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