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In IE8 there is the option: Enable Automatic Crash Recovery

I want to disable it using the registry but cannot find the setting for it.

Does anyone know what it is?

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Why don't you disable it by clearing the Enable automatic crash recovery check box? It's in Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Browsing. – Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jun 3 '10 at 14:02
Yeah I know that is there but I need to do it via script (to automate the setup of machines) – Derek Ekins Jun 3 '10 at 14:09
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Recovery]
  • A value of 00000002 = disable
  • A value of 00000000 = enable
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It can be done in the registry or via group policy. See How to Turn Off and Disable Reopen Last Browsing Session in IE8 for the two different methods.

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That doesn't give the right value name for this setting... – SamB Jan 28 '11 at 0:35

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