Internet explorer add ons

Is there a way to block all internet explorer add ons from being installed? maybe some type of registry hack can do the trick? I want to be able to keep the add ons i have now but not allow any other add ons to be installed in the browser.

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mildogzAsked:
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jcimarronCommented:
mildogz--See the section on "Managing add-ons by using registry entries and Group Policy" here
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883256
You have not told us what versions of IE or Windows you use, but the Group Policy info should apply to most.
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jcimarronCommented:
mildogz--I should have mentioned that most all Add-ons are not automatically installed but require your permission from the Information Bar (usually yellow) at the top of active window right under one of the Toolbars.
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mildogzAuthor Commented:
This information was helpful thanks.
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jcimarronCommented:
mildogz--You are welcome!
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