Learn how to turn off suggestions for user-installed Internet Explorer search providers in Windows 7.
This policy setting allows you to turn off suggestions for all user-installed search providers.
If you enable this policy setting, users will not be able to view suggestions for all user-installed search providers.
If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users will be able to choose to view suggestions for all user-installed search providers that offer suggestions.
Turn Off Suggestions for User-installed Providers
- 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 suggestions for all user-installed providers in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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