Allow Internet Explorer 8 shutdown behavior

This policy setting allows you to revert to the Internet Explorer 8 behavior of allowing OnUnLoad script handlers to display UI during shutdown. This policy setting may be needed to fix compatibility problems with particular web applications. If you enable this policy setting OnUnLoad script handlers display UI during shutdown. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting OnUnLoad script handlers do not display UI during shutdown (default behavior in Internet Explorer 9).

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Internet Explorer -> Main # ShutdownWaitForOnUnload

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Internet Explorer


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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