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I'm running Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7. In the F12 developer tools, Script is faded out on the Disable menu. JavaScript is working, but I'd like to turn it off. How can I do so? Is there any reason the Disable menu entry is faded out?

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Adjust Internet Explorer active scripting settings

Windows validation might not run properly if your web browser is not configured to allow active scripting. To allow active scripting so that validation can run properly, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
  3. On the Security tab, click the Custom level button.
  4. Scroll down the Security Settings list until you see Scripting and Active scripting.
  5. Click Disable, click OK, and then click OK again.


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What on earth is Windows Validation? – fredley Dec 10 '12 at 13:20
This works. I'd still be interested to know why the Menu doesn't work though. Interestingly, after doing this method, a tick is shown (still grayed out) in the menu next to Script. – fredley Dec 10 '12 at 13:32
Thank you for the edit I missed that :-) For the other stuff you should add some code. – rekire Dec 10 '12 at 13:32
there's no code to add, this is just a setting in the debug tools, it applies to all websites. – fredley Dec 10 '12 at 13:38
I think I missunderstood that part. You mean you want to disable the developer tools or better just the js part. Not sure how that works... – rekire Dec 10 '12 at 13:40

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