Disable the Programs page

Removes the Programs 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 Internet programs.

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 following policies for the Programs tab, because this policy removes the Programs tab from the interface:

"Disable changing Messaging settings"

"Disable changing Calendar and Contact settings"

"Disable the Reset Web Settings feature"

"Disable changing default browser check"

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 5.0
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel
Value NameProgramsTab
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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