Cant access Internet Options in IE6 under XP

  Barriew 13:47 01 Oct 03
Locked

I've just encountered a problem of not being able to get into Internet Options in IE 6. I get an error message of Restricted. 'The operation has been cancelled due to restriction on this Computer.'
I have three accounts on this PC - all Admin level - and only this only affects one account! Any idea where the lock is?

Barrie

  spikeychris 14:38 01 Oct 03

Open up the registry and go to hkey_current_user/software/policies/microsoft/internet explorer/restrictions

If a value called NoBrowserOptions exists, delete it and restart the machine.

  Barriew 16:06 01 Oct 03

Thanks Spikeychris - that fixed it. Any idea what would have caused that? I didn't conciously set that parameter.

Barrie

  spikeychris 17:10 01 Oct 03

Could be you have picked up a nasty. click here and click here to get rid.

Chris

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