Disable the Reset Web Settings feature

Prevents users from restoring default settings for home and search pages. If you enable this policy the Reset Web Settings button on the Programs tab in the Internet Options dialog box appears dimmed. If you disable this policy or do not configure it users can restore the default settings for home and search pages. The “Disable the Programs page” policy (located in -> User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel) which removes the Programs tab from Internet Explorer in Control Panel takes precedence over this policy. If it is enabled this policy is ignored.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Internet Explorer -> Control Panel # ResetWebSettings

  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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