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Published on 06.15.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable the Privacy Page in Internet Explorer

Learn how to disable Internet Explorer’s privacy page in Windows 7.

Removes the Privacy tab from the interface in the Internet Options dialog box.

If you enable this policy, users are prevented from seeing and changing default settings for privacy.

If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users can see and change these settings.

Disable the Privacy Page in IE

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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  3. Double-click Disable the Privacy page in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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