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Restricted registry access in Internet Explorer when using Windows SteadyState
Article ID: 960874 - View products that this article applies to.
By default, Windows SteadyState contains an option that restricts shared computer users (SCUs) from accessing the registry directly. This setting might prevent the user from saving changes to some settings in the Internet Options dialog box, such as the following:
The Prevent changes to Internet Explorer registry settings check box is selected in Windows SteadyState.
When Windows SteadyState is set to prevent changes to the registry, it restricts permission to change the following subkeys:
To resolve this issue, remove the following Internet Explorer registry setting restrictions in Windows SteadyState.
Note When these check boxes are cleared, the user can save changes to some settings in the Internet Options dialog box.
Warning The system registry contains complex system information that is extremely important to your computer, and an incorrect change to your computer's registry could make your computer inoperable.
Article ID: 960874 - Last Review: June 18, 2009 - Revision: 1.0