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How can I disable the right click on IE for everybody?

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  1. sph128

    sph128 Thread Starter

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    I work for a small company as a tech guy, and I'm trying to disable the right bottom on the Microsoft IE for all station; because they save pictures as wall paper and it slows down the performance of the computer. Please help!
     
  2. bassetman

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    I think you may be able to lock them out of using wall paper, but not sure how.
    Your right-click approach may not be the way to go.
     
  3. putasolution

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    To follow on from bassetmans suggestion,

    first you need to create a background in paint of a single color, say for instance, teal, save it to c:\Windows as background.bmp

    Now go to Start | Run
    Type in regedit

    Find the following Key in the left pane:

    HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

    Highlight it and then click Edit | New
    Click Data String
    call it Wallpaper

    Double click on it in the right pane to modify it, and set the value to C:\Windows\background.bmp

    Create another Data String as above and call it WallpaperStyle

    Give it one of the following values

    0 = Centred (default)
    1 = Tiled
    2 = Stretched

    (personally,I suggest 2 ;))
    Close regedit, restart computer
     
  4. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    Thanks PAS! :D
     
  5. sph128

    sph128 Thread Starter

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    Thanks putasolution, I'll try that....
     
  6. Deke40

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    SPH128-Take a look at this. The seventh one down of the left should do it.

    http://www.dougknox.com/security/

    I that doesn't work go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies and create a Key named "ActiveDesktop" then create a new DWORD Value named "NoChangingWallpaper" and set its value at "1". This will stop any change to the Wallpaper. This will grey out the "Set as Background" option on the right click menu.

    Here is the link to a bunch of restrictions:

    http://www.winguides.com/forums/sho...4&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&part=1#Post43194
     
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