Turn off addition and removal of feeds and Web Slices

This policy setting prevents the users from subscribing to a feed or a Web Slice or deleting a subscribed feed or Web Slice.

If you enable this policy setting, the menu item to subscribe to the feed and the menu item to delete the feed are disabled and access to Web Slices is turned off. A developer cannot add a feed or Web Slice or delete a feed or Web Slice by using the Feed application programming interfaces (APIs). They are also not allowed to create folders or delete them.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the user can add a feed or Web Slice through the Subscribe button in Internet Explorer and delete a feed or Web Slice through the feed list control. A developer can add or delete a feed or Web Slice by using the Feed APIs.


Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Feeds
Value NameDisableAddRemove
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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