JSI Tip 6281. How do I prevent users from running the Internet Explorer Import and Export Favorites wizard?

If you wish to prevent users from completing the Internet Explorer File / Import and Export wizard for their Favorites shortcuts:

1. Copy / Paste the following to a NOIEIEFAV.reg file:


\[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\]

2. Merge the NOIEIEFAV.reg file with registry or run regedit /s NOIEIEFAV.reg.

NOTE: When a user invokes the wizard and presses Finish, they receive one of the following:

Exporting of favorites has been disabled for this machine.

Importing of favorites has been disabled for this machine.

NOTE: See ModifyProfile.

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