Learn how to disable Internet Explorer’s advanced page in Windows 7.
Removes the Advanced tab from the interface in the Internet Options dialog box.
If you enable this policy, users are prevented from seeing and changing advanced Internet settings, such as security, multimedia, and printing.
If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users can see and change these settings.
When you set this policy, you do not need to set the “Disable changing Advanced page settings” policy (located in \User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\), because this policy removes the Advanced tab from the interface.
Disable the Advanced Page in IE
- 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, Internet Explorer, and then select Internet Control Panel in the left column of the Group Policy editor.
- Double-click Disable the Advanced page in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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