Configure IE option to open a new tab page when a new tab is opened.

Posted on 2016-09-27
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Last Modified: 2016-10-18

I am trying to adjust the below IE setting using group policy.  Would someone advise how to do it?

Internet Options
When a new tab is opened, open -> "The new tab page".

Question by:nav2567
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There should be a setting "Configure new tab behaviour" in User Configuration | Policies |  Administrative Templates | Windows Components | Internet Explorer

If you are on Win7 or 2008r2, you might be affected by this https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/980959

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I do not see "Configure new tab behaviour" under User Configuration | Policies |  Administrative Templates | Windows Components | Internet Explorer

I create a new GPP to create a REG_DWORD NEWTABACTION=2 under hklm>software>policies>microsoft>internet explorer>main but I do not see the "The New Tab Page" is being selected as well.

Please advise again.  

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