Search: Disable Search Customization

Makes the Customize button in the Search Assistant appear dimmed.

The Search Assistant is a tool that appears in the Search bar to help users search the Internet.

If you enable this policy, users cannot change their Search Assistant settings, such as setting default search engines for specific tasks.

If you disable this policy or do not configure it, users can change their settings for the Search Assistant.

This policy is designed to help administrators maintain consistent settings for searching across an organization.

Supported on: Only Internet Explorer 5.0 and Internet Explorer 6.0

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Infodelivery\Restrictions
Value NameNoSearchCustomization
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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