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Posted on 2004-10-26
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Windows 2000 (with all service packs), 1 user who is Admin, no networking, standalone computer.

Unable to access Internet Options in IE6, keeps coming up with this message: The operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your SysAdmin.

No restrictions have been placed on the computer. How can I access the Options? I tried reinstalling IE6 with no effect.

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Question by:clover252525
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    You should be able to fix it with regedit and this link:
    http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/442/

    The bottom of the page may be of particular use:

    User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
    Restrictions]
    System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
    Restrictions]
    Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
    Value Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)
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    by:blue_zee

    Download and install this registry patch:

    http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/UnlockNoBrowserOptions.reg
    Removes the Administrator message in Internet Options

    From:

    Dealing with Unwanted Spyware and Parasites
    http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm

    Zee
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    by:amirinamdar
    Start>Run>gpedit.msc>user configuration>administrative templates>windows components>internet explorer>browser  menus. Then look for 'Tools Menu: Disable Internet Options...menu option'. Double click and select disabled.
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