"The operation has been cancelled"

  radi8or 15:53 12 Oct 03
Locked

due to restrictions in effect on this computer.
Please contact your system administrator.
Hi people,
got this popped up on my screen when I tried to
access Internet Options through IE > Tools anyone
help please.

Thanks in advance

Bob

  LastChip 15:55 12 Oct 03

Which operating system?

  radi8or 16:02 12 Oct 03

Hi LastChip,
sorry should have said in post,home pc and XP home

regards
Bob

  LastChip 16:39 12 Oct 03

Somehow, the Tools; Internet Options has been locked down.

This is used in commercial businesses, to stop staff fiddling with machines.

You need to take a look at the Computer Administration folder in Control Panel, to try and find out what has been disabled. (Possibly under Security).

The fact that you tried to access the option, will also have generated a Failed log file, which if you right click it, may shed some more light on the subject, and guide you to the root cause of the problem.

  radi8or 16:54 12 Oct 03

LastChip,
thanks for response will have a dig around and come back.
thanks again regards

Bob

  spikeychris 17:12 12 Oct 03

Go to regedit, ie: start, run and type regedit.

Navigate to

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet
Explorer

Look for an entry called "NoBrowserOptions"
in the right pane, if its there delete it.

  radi8or 17:29 12 Oct 03

LastChip,no luck but thanks for info

Hi spikeychris,
job done . :0)) thanks for info, any idea how it got there?

Regards

Bob

  spikeychris 17:48 12 Oct 03

Unless its been set purposely it could be a nasty click here and download ad aware or have a look for search and destroy.

Chris

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