Disable Save this program to disk option

Prevents users from saving a program or file that Microsoft Internet Explorer has downloaded to the hard disk. If you enable this policy users cannot save a program to disk by clicking the Save This Program to Disk command while attempting to download a file. The file will not be downloaded and users will be informed that the command is not available. If you disable this policy or do not configure it users can download programs from their browsers.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Internet Explorer -> Restrictions # NoSelectDownloadDir

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Browser menus


* 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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