Turn off changing the URL to be displayed for checking updates to Internet Explorer and Internet Tools

This policy setting allows checking for updates for Internet Explorer from the specified URL, included by default in Internet Explorer.

If you enable this policy setting, users will not be able to change the URL to be displayed for checking updates to Internet Explorer and Internet Tools. You must specify the URL to be displayed for checking updates to Internet Explorer and Internet Tools.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users will be able to change the URL to be displayed for checking updates to Internet Explorer and Internet Tools.


Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
URL to be displayed for updates:

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Value NameUpdate_Check_Page
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Valuehttp://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?Prd=ie&Pver=5.0&Ar=ie5update

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