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Internet Explorer Accelerators - Enable or Disable Usage

How to Enable or Disable the Use of Internet Explorer Accelerators
Published by Brink
16 Nov 2011
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How to Enable or Disable the Use of Internet Explorer Accelerators

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You can use Accelerators to search text that you select, map, e-mail, translate, or share content from any web page you’re currently viewing with just one click. Learn more. Internet Explorer comes with a selection of Accelerators included by default, but you can add or remove them as you like.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the ability of all or specific users to use and access Accelerators in IE8, IE9, IE10, and IE11.

You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial.


EXAMPLE: Accelerators Enabled and Disabled in Internet Explorer
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OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download

NOTE: This option will affect all users on the computer.
1. To Enable "Accelerators" in Internet Explorer
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Enable_IE_Accelerators.reg
download
B) Go to step 3.
2. To Disable "Accelerators" in Internet Explorer
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Disable_IE_Accelerators.reg
download
3. Save the .reg file to the desktop.

4. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

5. Click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK when prompted.

6. If open, close and reopen any Internet Explorer windows to apply.

7. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



OPTION TWO
Through the Local Group Policy Editor
1. Open the all users, specific users or groups, or all users except administrators Local Group Policy Editor for how you want this policy applied.

2. In the left pane, click/tap on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Internet Explorer, and Accelerators. (see screenshot below)
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3. In the right pane, double click/tap on Turn off Accelerators. (see screenshot above)

4. To Enable "Accelerators" in Internet Explorer
A) Select (dot) either Not Configured or Disabled. (see screenshot below step 6)
NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting.
B) Go to step 6.
5. To Disable "Accelerators" in Internet Explorer
A) Select (dot) Enabled. (see screenshot below step 6)
6. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)
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7. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.

8. If open, close and reopen any Internet Explorer windows to apply.
That's it,
Shawn







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23 Aug 2012   #1
RNR1995

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thank you

I must say I am finding some niche items here today while I am tweaking an automated setup
thank you all very much
Ron


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23 Aug 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Ron. I'm glad that they are able to help.
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16 Aug 2014   #3
ICit2lol

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Thanks Shawn I had to use the download in option 1 as the stuff in Option 2 I could not make head nor tail of as whatever I did nothing came up looking anything like what was in the tutorial that related to Local Group Policy.
So if I do and there is a probably never chance of that I use the other download to enable the pop up? It is probably one of the most annoying features of Windows and why it is included is a complete mystery to me.

But hopefully it is gone now.
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16 Aug 2014   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

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