Turn off ability to pin sites in Internet Explorer on the desktop

This policy setting allows you to manage whether users can pin sites to locations where pinning is allowed, such as the taskbar, the desktop, or File Explorer.

If you enable this policy setting, users cannot pin sites.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can pin sites.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 9.0
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Value NameDisableAddSiteMode
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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