Is there a way via Group Policy (or otherwise) to prevent IE9's Disable add-ons 'toolbar' from being displayed, or control the add-on delay that causes it to show? I'm talking about the 'toolbar' that advises users they have add-ons that are slowing down the IE load time, which you can open from Command Bar > Tools > Toolbars > Disable add-ons.

So far I can't find a Group Policy that affects this. I assume that if the user doesn't have the access to disable an add-on then the window won't be shown, but can someone confirm this?

Process Monitor tells me when I change the delay via that toolbar it saves to the registry value HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAO Settings\AddonLoadTimeThreshold, but I'm not sure how I can change the default value for all users. Any suggestions?



Take a look at this spreadsheet to find what you're after.

  • The policy is Windows Components\Internet Explorer\Disable add-on performance notifications – Rory Jan 25 '12 at 13:51

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