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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Just checking out IE 7. To clear first run problem (Blue page with errors) on test PC (Vista), I had to add two registry keys as below,

    HCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    "RunOnceComplete" = dword: 1
    "RunOnceHasShown" = dword: 1

    Also had Broadband Medic problem at home (NTL) - renamed PSAPI.dll to old then reboot or uninstal Medic program

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Thanks will stick those in a statup script tommorow.

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    You can set that in Group Policy too. I think the setting is User\Admin\Windows Components\IE\Prevent performance of First Run Customise Settings

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Quote Originally Posted by Norphy
    You can set that in Group Policy too. I think the setting is User\Admin\Windows Components\IE\Prevent performance of First Run Customise Settings
    Already tried that if you read the previous page

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    IE7 Also breaks Dreamweaver 8 (unless patched) by dropping all site FTP and other details. Nice.

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Worse.. IE7 broke my 3yr olds Spooky Spoon song and anything else on CBeebies in full-screen mode, although that may well be an interaction with a ton of pre-installed tat that turns up on a Dell.

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    @ Chris
    Is that a GP setting in R2? I can't find it on my R1 server?

    @PiqueABoo
    I have IE7 at home and cbeebies full screen works fine. Must be something else. Bet you get sick of listening to the spooky spoon song eh? TeeHee. I'm sick to the teeth of the Alphabet March!!! Of course, I always listen to it one more time for my little'n.

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    @Woody

    You have to edit the policy on a machine with IE 7 on it to see the options.

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Ok I have added:

    Code:
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    "RunOnceComplete" = dword: 1
    "RunOnceHasShown" = dword: 1
    as suggested by pat and that has done the trick finally .

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Hi all.

    I have just rolled out IE7 in one of our ICT suites. Just one thing that's bugging me, whenever a different student logs in, they have to set their personal settings each time. Is there anyway to default IE7's personal settings for everyone who logs on the machine?

    cheers

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    If you read my earlier posts on this topic the answers are in there but basically the GPO is here:

    User config > Admin Templates > Windows Components >Internet Explorer > Prevent performance of First Run Customize Settings > Enabled > Go directly to home page.
    That however didnt work for me but worked for most instead I had to manually add the registry keys to the HKCU in a logon script. See the post above yours for details.

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    Re: Problem with IE7 already... no supprise

    Thanks ChrisH. Good name by the way!!

    *edit* It works perfectly. No tabbed browsing though which is pretty wierd.

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