?
Solved

Swith off IE  auto detect settings in default user

Posted on 2011-03-03
7
Medium Priority
?
1,260 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am attempting to remove the tick in the IE settings for "Automatically detect settings". Without overwriting the default user.
 
I have tried the following to no avail
1. Change this registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control
Panel\Autoconfig

To disable the Automatically Detect Settings check box, set the value of
this DWORD to 1.
(Enable = 0)

THIS DOES NOT WORK

2. Change local GP to referrence mode on IE - User config/windows settings/IE maintenence.  I then used import settings and took the tick off.

THIS DOES NOT WORK

3. I then tried creating the following key from a script I found on the web that WORKS for the current user logged on but for some reason if I set this in the default user it changes it after I login to a tick on the auto detect settings.
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections]
"DefaultConnectionSettings"=hex:3c,00,00,00,11,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00.

I think I need to use number 3 to change the DefaultConnectionSettings but how do I stop XP from changing it back when a new user loggs in locally.

Many THanks
0
Comment
Question by:MarkBourn
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Ove earned 1000 total points
ID: 35032335
if you're inside an active-directory you may use gpo (group policies) to get it up and running.

take a look here (where they looked for the contrary setting ): http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_2003_Active_Directory/Q_23136568.html

Ove
0
 
LVL 62

Assisted Solution

by:gheist
gheist earned 1000 total points
ID: 35042030
regedit - go to hklm or hku,
file/ load hive

or normally .default user registry is already here.
0
 

Author Comment

by:MarkBourn
ID: 35276568
tried to share points but got error
0
 
LVL 62

Expert Comment

by:gheist
ID: 35276697
Try again ;)
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Recovering from what the press called "the largest-ever cyber-attack", IT departments worldwide are discussing ways to defend against this in the future. In this process, many people are looking for immediate actions while, instead, they need to tho…
If you're a modern-day technology professional, you may be wondering if certifications are really necessary. They are. Here's why.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to add subdomains to your content reports. This can be very importing in having a site with multiple subdomains.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how nuggets on the Web are formatted by using Chrome Developer Tools. These tools would not only view the site's CSS but it can also modify it and save the CSS to use on your own site.
Suggested Courses

765 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question