Learn how to turn off Internet Explorer’s browsing history in Windows 7.
This policy setting prevents users from accessing the Delete Browsing History dialog box.
If you enable this policy setting, users cannot access the Delete Browsing History dialog box.
If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can access the Delete Browsing History dialog box.
Turn off Delete Browsing History 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 Delete Browsing History in the left column of the Group Policy editor.
- Double-click Turn off “Delete Browsing History” functionality in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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