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group policy+internet explorer+open link in new window

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Is there a way to use group policy to set all the computers on my network to check mark the advanced internet explorer option for opening all links in a new window?
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yes.

create a .REG file with the following contents

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
"AllowWindowReuse"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
"AllowWindowReuse"=dword:00000000
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save as:  NoReuse.REG in your C:\Drive
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Now create a LOGON BATCH file

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Echo Off
START %SystemRoot%\regedit /s %SystemDrive%\NoReuse.REG
exit
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save as: NoReuse.BAT in your C:\Drive

Use Group Policy Editor to set up a LOGON script
RUN>gpedit.msc

goto USER CONFIGURATION and include this new BATCH FILE
it will deploy the registry changes as new users logon to the system.

Hope that was what you wanted !
wtrmk74


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I was assuming you were refering to the Reuse windows for launching shortcuts located in the Tools>Internet Options>Advanced section

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Hows this going for you ?
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