Internet Explorer Contents Advisor password.

A colleague whilst experimenting in Explorer has set the Contents Advisor password and now cannot remember it.
Does any helpful soul have any idea, which key within the registry I will need to remove to overcome this.
Any thoughts are much appreciated.
Thank You all.

Gareth
garethelkinsAsked:
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Asta CuTechnical consultant & graphic designCommented:
Sounds rather hopeless without extraordinary methods/means.  Have you no option to get password used from your experimenting colleague?

http://support.microsoft.com/support/IE/InProductHelp/rating_setup.asp
- To screen Out Inappropriate Content
In Control Panel, double-click the Internet icon.

Click the Content tab.


In the Content Advisor area, click Enable.


If a supervisor password has not already been set up for your computer, you will be prompted to create one.

If one has been set up, you will be prompted to type it.


If this is the first time you have enabled Ratings, click a category in the list, and then adjust the slider to set the limits you want to use.

Repeat this process for each category you want to limit.

Tip
You might want to write down your supervisor password. You will need to type it any time you change the Content Advisor settings.
Related Topics
What is Content Advisor?
Adjust the types of content that others can see
Allow others to view restricted content
Allow others to view unrated content
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Asta CuTechnical consultant & graphic designCommented:
Well.... check this out and advise.

http://support.microsoft.com/support/ServiceWare/IE/exp30/E9IPEASFO.ASP
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Error: Content Advisor Sorry! Content Advisor will not...following.
Error:

Content Advisor Sorry! Content Advisor will not allow you to see this site. This page may contain some or all of the following: RSACi: Language - level 4: Explicit or crude language.

Cause:

The 'Ratings' system has been enabled and the content of the requested Web page has been rejected by Internet Explorer. The user defined 'Ratings' preferences caused the rejection.

Solution:

Select the 'View' menu and select 'Options...'. Click the 'Security' tab, disable the 'Content Advisor' and adjust the 'Rating' levels, or enable the 'Users can see sites which have no ratings' option.

Do one or more of the following:
1) Disable the 'Content Advisor':
a) (Optional) Double-click 'The Internet' icon on the Windows 95 desktop to start Internet Explorer. (The 'Microsoft Internet Explorer' window appears.)
b) Select the 'View' menu and select 'Options...'. (The 'Options' dialog box appears.)
 'Options' dialog box
c) Click the 'Security' tab and click 'Disable Ratings...' in the 'Content Advisor' group. (The 'Supervisor Password Required' dialog box appears.)
 'Options' dialog box
d) Type the password in the 'Password' box and click 'OK'. (The 'Content Advisor' dialog box appears.)
 'Content Advisor' dialog box
e) Click 'OK' twice to close the dialog boxes.
f) (Optional) Select the 'File' menu and select 'Close' to close Internet Explorer.
2) Adjust the 'Rating' levels:
a) (Optional) Double-click 'The Internet' icon on the Windows 95 desktop to start Internet Explorer. (The 'Microsoft Internet Explorer' window appears.)
b) Select the 'View' menu and select 'Options...'. (The 'Options' dialog box appears.)
c) Click the 'Security' tab and click 'Settings...' in the 'Content Advisor' group. (The 'Supervisor Password Required' dialog box appears.)
 'Options' dialog box
d) Type the password in the 'Password' box and click 'OK'. (The 'Content Advisor' dialog box appears.)
 'Content Advisor' dialog box
e) Click the 'Ratings' tab and select the appropriate category from the 'Category' list box.
NOTE: Selecting 'Language', 'Nudity', 'Sex', or 'Violence' from the 'Category' list box will cause the 'Rating' slider to appear.
f) Adjust the slider to the appropriate level and click 'OK'.
g) Click 'OK' to close the 'Options' dialog box.
h) (Optional) Select the 'File' menu and select 'Close' to close Internet Explorer.
3) Enable the 'Users can see sites which have no ratings' option.
a) (Optional) Double-click 'The Internet' icon on the Windows 95 desktop to start Internet Explorer. (The 'Microsoft Internet Explorer' window appears.)
b) Select the 'View' menu and select 'Options...'. (The 'Options' dialog box appears.)
c) Click the 'Security' tab and click 'Settings...' in the 'Content Advisor' group. (The 'Supervisor Password Required' dialog box appears.)
 'Options' dialog box
d) Type the password in the 'Password' box and click 'OK'. (The 'Content Advisor' dialog box appears.)
 'Content Advisor' dialog box
e) Click the 'General' tab and select 'Users can see sites which have no ratings' in the 'User Options' group.
f) Click 'OK' twice to close the dialog boxes.
g) (Optional) Select the 'File' menu and select 'Close' to close Internet Explorer.



Asta

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rayt333Commented:
Remove the Content Advisor and Ratings Password (Windows 9x and NT)
If you've forgotten the Internet Explorer content advisor password and want to change the ratings settings then follow these instructions to change the settings back to their defaults.
All the Content Advisor settings are stored in the key below. If you no longer have the password, then simply delete the key, and all the settings will be removed.
Open you registry, find the key below.
                Key:[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ratings]

Single click on the key to highlight it, press the DELETE key, or alternatively select Delete from the Edit menu.
Close Internet Explorer, re-open it, and the Content Advisor feature should be disabled.
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Asta CuTechnical consultant & graphic designCommented:
OOps.... so much for comments vs. answers.  Hope it works, you've worked dilligently, rayt333, but am baffled by the answer since we've just engaged in communications at Customer Service about the desire to allow customers to use the new ACCEPT COMMENT as ANSWER option to not lock up questions.  Perhaps I just need to go off somewhere and take a rest.  Bottom line, hope garethelkins is pleased with the answer.
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rayt333Commented:
astaec
Sorry you are right but in this case this is a proven solution, I guess tonite I had a case of the lost answer blues and I fell into the trap of posting answers. Thanks for pointing it out and opening my eyes, sometime we all slip some
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garethelkinsAuthor Commented:
Apologises for not responding sooner.
I appreciate your effort.
Thank you again.
Gareth
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Asta CuTechnical consultant & graphic designCommented:
You're so right, Rayt333; glad all is well for Gareth, and commend you for your diligence.

Asta
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