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This policy setting enables applications hosting the Web Browser Control to block automatic prompting of file downloads that are not user initiated.

If you enable this policy setting, the Web Browser Control will block automatic prompting of file downloads that are not user initiated for all processes.

If you disable this policy setting, the Web Browser Control will not block automatic prompting of file downloads that are not user initiated for all processes.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 6.0 in Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_FILEDOWNLOAD
Value Name*
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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