|Hide the Active Directory Folder in My Network Places (Windows 2000)|
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This restriction is used to remove the Active Directory folder from My Network Places. This still allows users to search but not browse the Active Directory.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'HideDirectoryFolder' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Directory UI]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = display, 1 = hide)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: April 19, 2002