Disable customizing browser toolbars

Prevents users from determining which toolbars are displayed in Microsoft Internet Explorer and File Explorer.

If you enable this policy, the list of toolbars, which users can display by clicking the View menu and then pointing to the Toolbars command, will appear dimmed.

If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users can determine which toolbars are displayed in File Explorer and Internet Explorer.

This policy can be used in coordination with the "Disable customizing browser toolbar buttons" policy, which prevents users from adding or removing toolbars from Internet Explorer.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 5.0

Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value NameNoBandCustomize
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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