Disable Connection Tab in Firefox

Is there some sort of registry hack or setting for Firefox that will disable the "Connection Settings" tab in Firefox on a single PC.  I have seen some of the other posts using AD and such.  But this is for only one machine where we don't want the user changing the proxy setting after we set it.

It is very easy in IE so there must be some way. Thanks in advance!
TonygretAsked:
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remixedcatCommented:
have you checked gpedit.msc yet? there could be a group policy for it.

also this tutorial will give you tips on how to lock down any area of firefox:

http://www.pcc-services.com/kixtart/firefox-lockdown.html
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TonygretAuthor Commented:
remixedcat,

Please read my post.  Not on a domain. Stand alone PC.
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remixedcatCommented:
can't you try that locally? I've done deployment tools for single desktops only. those were done for standalone sales kiosks/POS machines.

I've used the IE8 deployment kit for just my desktop before. this might work the same.
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remixedcatCommented:
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remixedcatCommented:
also you may try this in your userchrome.css:

 
/* Remove description text */
#BrowserPreferences description[control="catProxiesButton"]{ display: none !important; }

/* Remove Connection Settings button */
#BrowserPreferences #catProxiesButton { display: none !important; }

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remixedcatCommented:
C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\8vizthya.default\chrome

you make a new file there and call that userchrome.css

add the code above
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TonygretAuthor Commented:
These are XP machines.  The first post does in fact add the pac file URL.  The probelm is the usre can simply select No Proxy and bypass it.  So your first post did add the pac file, but how do we lock a user from change any setting in the connection tab when the pac file URL is entered.  Thanks!
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remixedcatCommented:
one of those links tells you how ti disable about config as well.
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remixedcatCommented:
the userchrome didnt disable the tab?
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remixedcatCommented:
Make sure the filename is userChrome.css (case sensitive)

#connectionSettings {display: none !important;}
Or:
#connectionGroup {display: none !important;}
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TonygretAuthor Commented:
I got delayed on this project.  I wil report back on Monday.
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TonygretAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much!
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remixedcatCommented:
Not a problem ;-)
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