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    Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button

    Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button

    How to Add or Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button in Windows 10
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    How to Add or Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button in Windows 10

    information   Information
    Internet Explorer (IE11) in Windows 10 includes a Send Feedback smiley button on the toolbar that can be used to Send a smile or Send a frown feedback to Microsoft about Internet Explorer.

    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Send Feedback smiley button on the toolbar in Internet Explorer for all users in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove the Send Feedback smiley button in Internet Explorer.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Add or Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button using Group Policy
    • Option Two: To Add or Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button using a REG file


    EXAMPLE: Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button
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    Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button OPTION ONE Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button
    To Add or Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button using Group Policy

    Note   Note
    Local Group Policy Editor is only available in the Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.

    All editions can use Option Two below.


    1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor.

    2. In the left pane of Local Group Policy Editor, navigate to the location below. (see screenshot below)

    User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Internet Explorer/Browser menus

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    3. In the right pane of Browser menus in Local Group Policy Editor, double click/tap on the Help menu: Remove 'Send Feedback' menu option policy to edit it. (see screenshot above)

    4. Do step 5 (on) or step 6 (off) below for what you would like to do.


     5. To Add Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button

    A) Select (dot) Not Configured or Disabled, click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

    NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting.


     6. To Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button

    A) Select (dot) Enabled, click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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    7. Close and reopen Internet Explorer to apply.

    8. When finished, you can close the Local Group Policy Editor if you like.






    Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button OPTION TWO Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button
    To Add or Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button using a REG file

    Note   Note
    The .reg files below will add and modify the DWORD values in the registry keys below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions

    NoHelpItemSendFeedback DWORD

    (delete) = Add smiley
    1 = Remove smiley


    1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Add_IE_Send_Feedback_Smiley.reg

    download


     3. To Remove Internet Explorer Send Feedback Smiley Button

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Remove_IE_Send_Feedback_Smiley.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. Close and reopen Internet Explorer to apply.

    8. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    03 Aug 2016 #1

    Remove_IE_Send_Feedback_Smiley.reg, works just like it was made for the job.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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