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View menu: Disable Source menu option

Prevents users from viewing the HTML source of Web pages by clicking the Source command on the View menu. If you enable this policy the Source command on the View menu will appear dimmed. If you disable this policy or do not configure it then users can view the HTML source of Web pages from the browser View menu. Caution: This policy does not prevent users from viewing the HTML source of a Web page by right-clicking a Web page to open the shortcut menu and then clicking View Source. To prevent users from viewing the HTML source of a Web page from the shortcut menu set the “Turn off Shortcut Menu” policy which disables the entire shortcut menu.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

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

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Browser menus

Notes

* 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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