Internet Explorer Tweaks - Disable the Internet Explorer HTML Source Editor Check

Internet Explorer will normally attempt to detect the program originally used to create a HTML document and modify the "Edit" option to use the same program for future editing. This tweak can be used to enable or disable the checking.

  1. To open the Registry Editor click on the Start button on your taskbar, then click on Run and type "regedit" and click on OK to start the utility.
  2. Expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main (see picture 1).

    Picture 1
  3. Create a new STRING value, or modify the existing value, called "CheckDocumentForProgID" and set it according to the value data above.
  4. The modifications you made will be in effect after you reboot your PC.

Note: Disabling this feature will cause Internet Explorer to use the default editor for all editing.



Lex van der Horst

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