How to disable in IE6 the Privacy Report (Registry)

Posted on 2003-02-25
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Last Modified: 2010-02-17

I would like to remove the option of Privacy Report... in the view menu of IE6.  I know there's a tweak in the registry to do this, but I lost my data about that.  It supposed to be written in the HKCU\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\CONTROL PANEL

Thanks alot if you know this key I can put there.
Question by:sly_millenium
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ID: 8019642
You mean Error Reporting? Simply right-mouse click my computer, choose Properties, and choose (I believe) the performance tab. (I'm not certian, as I am at work! : D  )

You should see at the bottom a button that reads "Error Reporting". Click it and just choose to disable it.

Expert Comment

ID: 8019689
Just looked at an XP box here at work, it's actually under the Advanced tab in the Properties of My Computer.

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j79zlr earned 300 total points
ID: 8019775
the group policy is to remove the tab from the internet options,
Local Policy > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Internet Control Panel > Disable the privacy page

This doesn't however disable the view Privacy Report

I don't understand why you would want to do that anyway, all that is is a list of the websites with content on the current page, no harm in that.

Here is the regkey you are looking for:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel
dword PrivacyTab set equal to 1

Author Comment

ID: 8027877

Thanks for responding.
I Finally found out what I was searching for.  It's the reg keys:  SecAddSites, SecRemoveSites...  To block the Privacy report.  

J79zlr, The harm that can be done there is that they can block access to cookies from all sites.  I don't want that! ;)

Still, I'm gonna accept your answer, cause it's still usefull for me.

Thanks again.

Expert Comment

ID: 8038267
sorry I didn't understand what you were saying, that reg file I gave you removes the privacy tab from internet options, which would do what you want.  

I see the "settings" radio button now on the privacy report.

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