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Internet Explorer Zoom - Enable or Disable

How to Enable or Disable Zoom Level Option in Internet Explorer
Published by Brink
22 May 2010
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How to Enable or Disable Zoom Level Option in Internet Explorer


information   Information
This will show you how to enable or disable either the current user or all users to be able to use the Internet Explorer Zoom level option to enlarge or reduce the view of a webpage from 10% to 1000% in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

Note   Note
In Windows 8/8.1, this will enable or disable the zoom feature in both the desktop and modern IE10 and IE11 versions.


EXAMPLE: Internet Explorer Zoom Options Enable and Disabled
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OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download
1. To Enable Zoom in Internet Explorer for All Users
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Enable_All_Users_Internet_Explorer_Zoom.reg
download
B) Go to step 5.
2. To Disable Zoom in Internet Explorer for All Users
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Disable_All_Users_Internet_Explorer_Zoom.reg
download
3. To Disable Zoom in Internet Explorer for Current User Only
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Disable_Current_User_Internet_Explorer_Zoom.reg
download
B) Go to step 5.
4. To Enable Zoom in Internet Explorer for Current User Only
NOTE: This will not enable the all users option (step 2) if applied. You will need to use step 1 if you used step 2.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Undo_Disable_Current_User_Internet_Explorer_Zoom.reg
download
5. Save the .reg file to the desktop.

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

7. Click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC-Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC-Vista), Yes, and OK when prompted.

8. For current user only option, close and reopen Internet Explorer, if already opened, to apply.

9. For all users option, log off and log on, or restart the computer to apply.

10. 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, and Internet Explorer. (see screenshot below)
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3. In the right pane, double click/tap on Turn off page zooming functionality to edit it. (see screenshot above)

4. To Enable Internet Explorer Zoom for All Users
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 Internet Explorer Zoom for All Users
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. Close and reopen Internet Explorer if already opened.
That's it,
Shawn





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23 May 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Up to your usual high standard Shawn.
Professional, explicit & easy to follow.
Well done!

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23 May 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Jan.
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23 May 2010   #3
kucing13

 

good info Brink..thanks
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