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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

This setting has been deprecated in Windows® 8.1. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only. Add-ons can still be installed but they will be disabled, by default. Users will be able to choose the add-ons to enable.

PreapprovedAddons contains settings for configuring Internet Explorer® pre-approved add-ons.

Pre-approved add-ons are plug-in modules used to add functionality to Internet Explorer.

PreapprovedAddons can contain one or more AddonGuidItem settings each of which represents a single add-on module.



Specifies settings for an add-on module.


For a list of the supported Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer.

The following XML output shows how to set two Internet Explorer pre-approved add-ons.


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