Cheers, but the cunning buggers just found a new one, type a url into word then click it !!!! "Saurer, John B." <JBSaurer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:Do you need the address bar for anything else? Prevent it's display with a policy file. We are still on NT4.0 here and I use policy files to limit and lock down everything. Works like a charm. If you cannot find a *.adm file that has this option you can find the appropriate registry key and write your own. Lots of info about this on the web. -----Original Message----- From: Mark Lee [mailto:marklee15@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2003 6:58 AM To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [windows2000] Blocking Internet Browsing from Explorer.exe Hi, have scanned the archives but struggled find anything. I need to stop users being able to put URL's into the Windows Explorer address bar and surfing the net. We've restricted Internet Explorer to certain times of the day but users are begining to realise that they can still surf the net from Explorer.exe and it's becoming a real pain. Anyone got any good pointers or suggestions would be great. Thanks Mark --------------------------------- Download Yahoo! Messenger now for a chance to WIN Robbie Williams "Live At Knebworth DVD" This message is confidential. It may also be privileged or otherwise protected by work product immunity or other legal rules. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender by reply email, do not disclose this email to others, and delete this email from your system. Please note that any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Winston Industries. Finally, Winston Industries makes every effort to ensure a virus free environment. However the recipient should check this email and any attachments for the presence of viruses. Winston Industries accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by this email. Winston Industries, LLC, 2345 Carton Dr., Louisville, KY 40299 --------------------------------- Download Yahoo! Messenger now for a chance to WIN Robbie Williams "Live At Knebworth DVD"