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Friday, June 03, 2005

Internet Explorer Default Text Size

If Internet Explorer drives you crazy by trying to "help" you by changing the default text size here is the answer!

Go to Start>Run, type regedit. Navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\International\Scripts

Right-click on the Scripts key, choose new>DWORD value, name it Default_IEFontSize. Right-click on Default_IEFontSize and type in one of the following numbers:

To lock IE font size so it can't be changed, backup the registry and/or export the following keys:
go to Start>Run, type regedit. Navigate to:


Right-click on the Microsoft key, choose new>Key, name it Internet Explorer, right-click on the Internet Explorer key, choose new>Key, name it Restrictions. Then you'll need to right-click on the Restrictions key , choose new>DWORD value, name Fonts. Right-click on Fonts, choose modify and type in the number 1.