Turn off the auto-complete feature for web addresses

This AutoComplete feature suggests possible matches when users are entering Web addresses in the browser address bar.

If you enable this policy setting, user will not be suggested matches when entering Web addresses. The user cannot change the auto-complete for web-address setting.

If you disable this policy setting, user will be suggested matches when entering Web addresses. The user cannot change the auto-complete for web-address setting.

If you do not configure this policy setting, a user will have the freedom to choose to turn the auto-complete setting for web-addresses on or off.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 5.0
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoComplete
Value NameAutoSuggest
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled Valueno
Disabled Valueyes

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