Prevent the use of Windows colors

This policy setting prevents the user from using Windows colors as a part of the display settings. If you enable this policy setting Windows colors are turned off. The user cannot turn them on. If you disable this policy setting Windows colors are turned on. The user cannot turn them off. If you do not configure this policy setting the user can turn on or turn off Windows colors for display.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

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

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Settings -> Display settings -> General Colors


* 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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