Turn off ability to pin sites in Internet Explorer on the desktop

This policy setting allows you to manage whether users can pin sites to locations where pinning is allowed such as the taskbar the desktop or File Explorer. If you enable this policy setting users cannot pin sites. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting users can pin sites.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Internet Explorer -> Main # DisableAddSiteMode

  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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