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The "Security Zones: Use Only Machine" Group Policy Setting Does Not Apply to Privacy (Cookie) Settings

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When an administrator uses the Security Zones: Use only machine Group Policy setting to force all users of the same computer to have the same Internet Explorer security zones settings, privacy (cookie) settings are not affected. That is, different privacy settings can still be set by each user.

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In Microsoft Internet Explorer and in Windows Internet Explorer, privacy (cookie) settings are not part of security zones.

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More information

The Security Zones: Use only machine Group Policy setting is located under Computer Configuration, under Administrative Templates, under Windows Components, under Internet Explorer in Group Policy. An administrator can also set this policy by adding a Security_HKLM_only DWORD value to the following registry key and setting its value data to 1:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182569� Internet Explorer security zones registry entries for advanced users

For more information about privacy in Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:For more information about security zones, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Keywords: KB825684, kbprb

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Article Info
Article ID : 825684
Revision : 17
Created on : 10/26/2007
Published on : 10/26/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 385