Script to change IE settings

Hi there

I need a batch file (script) that can change the cookies settings in Internet Explorer. It should enable the option "Override automatic cookie handling" and "Always allow session cookies" under the Advanced Privacy settings.
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Shift-3Commented:
You can either import the .reg file with REGEDIT /S or use REG ADD lines as below.  Note that the REG command was first included in Windows XP, so if you have any 2000 clients you'll have to put a copy of REG.EXE in your script directory.


@echo off
setlocal
 
set bin=1a3761592352350c7a5f20172f1e1a190e2b017313371312141a152a4e2c080d201b28183632
 
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v PrivacyAdvanced /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3" /v {AEBA21FA-782A-4A90-978D-B72164C80120} /t REG_BINARY /d %bin% /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3" /v {A8A88C49-5EB2-4990-A1A2-0876022C854F} /t REG_BINARY /d %bin% /f

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cholmskovCommented:
Ok so far I have found out how to activate the Override Automatic Cookie Handling, it's done here.

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]

Just gotta modify the key called "PrivacyAdvanced" from 0 to 1

Im still trying to find the Always Allow, it don't seem to be in the same place.
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cholmskovCommented:
Im afraid im out of time to search more, I think the answer can be found here, but so far no luck.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=182569
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TIO-SolutionsAuthor Commented:
I have been looking, but with no luck so far
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Shift-3Commented:
Wow, that is one abstruse KB article.

Through experimenting with Process Monitor (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx) I was able to get the boxes checked using the .reg file below.  I tried it on two machines, but you will probably want to test it more extensively before mass-deploying it.


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"PrivacyAdvanced"=dword:00000001
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3]
"{AEBA21FA-782A-4A90-978D-B72164C80120}"=hex:1a,37,61,59,23,52,35,0c,7a,5f,20,\
  17,2f,1e,1a,19,0e,2b,01,73,13,37,13,12,14,1a,15,2a,4e,2c,08,0d,20,1b,28,18,\
  36,32
"{A8A88C49-5EB2-4990-A1A2-0876022C854F}"=hex:1a,37,61,59,23,52,35,0c,7a,5f,20,\
  17,2f,1e,1a,19,0e,2b,01,73,13,37,13,12,14,1a,15,2a,4e,2c,08,0d,20,1b,28,18,\
  36,32

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Shift-3Commented:
This .reg file reverses the settings.


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"PrivacyAdvanced"=dword:00000000
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3]
"{AEBA21FA-782A-4A90-978D-B72164C80120}"=hex:1a,37,61,59,23,52,35,0c,7a,5f,20,\
  17,2f,1e,1a,19,0e,2b,01,73,13,37,13,12,14,1a,15,2a
"{A8A88C49-5EB2-4990-A1A2-0876022C854F}"=hex:1a,37,61,59,23,52,35,0c,7a,5f,20,\
  17,2f,1e,1a,19,0e,2b,01,73,13,37,13,12,14,1a,15,2a

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TIO-SolutionsAuthor Commented:
So how do I write the batch file to automatically make the changes in my registry?
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TIO-SolutionsAuthor Commented:
Everything was working
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