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disabling the close option in internet explorer

Posted on 2004-10-25
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Hello,
  I want to disable the internet explorer close option which is at the top right position of the browser.
Can anybody tell me if there is a possibilty for me to disable the close option.

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Question by:saidreddy
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    Hi
    Yes you can: See the following:

    """To disable the Close button in IE, follow these steps:
    1. Quit all instances of Internet Explorer
    2. Open regedit.exe (Registry Editor), browse to the following branch:

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet
    Explorer\Restrictions]

    Note: If this registry key does not exist in your system registry, then go
    to this key:
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft]
    Right-click on the key "Microsoft", choose New and click "Key", type
    "Internet Explorer" (without quotations)
    and then create a sub-key named "Restrictions" (without quotations) under
    the key "Internet Explorer"

    3. In the Restrictions sub-key, create a new DWORD value named
    "NoBrowserClose" and
    (without quotations) with a data value of "1"

    4. Close Registry Editor and restart IE.

    You can also use the attached registry file lock_closeBtn.reg to lock the
    Close button.
    You can use these registry files to deploy the restriction to the other
    computers.

    However a user will still be able to close the Internet Explorer by pressing
    Ctrl+Alt+Del to bring up the Task Manager to kill IE. If you are running
    Win2K or WinXP pro you can use the Local Security Policy snap-in to disable
    the Task Manager."""
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions]
    "NoBrowserClose"=dword:00000001

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    From:
    block user from closing internet explorer
    http://groups.google.co.uk/groups?q=disable+close+of+internet+explorer&hl=en&lr=&selm=uo%234VduBCHA.1360%40tkmsftngp05&rnum=2

    Deb :))
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    Thanks but why a B? - That solution worked perfectly - didn't it?

    Please see the section on grading:
    http://www.experts-exchange.com/Community_Support/help.jsp#hi55

    Deb :))

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