File menu: Disable closing the browser and Explorer windows

Prevents users from closing Microsoft Internet Explorer and File Explorer.

If you enable this policy, the Close command on the File menu will appear dimmed.

If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users are not prevented from closing the browser or File Explorer.

Note: The Close button in the top right corner of the program will not work; if users click the Close button, they will be informed that the command is not available.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 5.0
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions
Value NameNoBrowserClose
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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