File menu: Disable closing the browser and Explorer windows

Prevents users from closing Microsoft Internet Explorer and File Explorer. If you enable this policy the Close command on the File menu will appear dimmed. If you disable this policy or do not configure it users are not prevented from closing the browser or File Explorer. Note: The Close button in the top right corner of the program will not work; if users click the Close button they will be informed that the command is not available.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

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

  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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