|Hide Control Panel, Printer and Network Settings (All Windows)|
Category: Home > Security > Start Menu and Taskbar
This restriction removes the Control Panel, Printers and Network Connection settings from the Start menu. If the Taskbar settings are also hidden it causes the Settings menu to be completely removed.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called 'NoSetFolders' and edit the value according to the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: This tweak may also disable the Windows Explorer hotkey shortcut (Windows + E).
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)
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: August 20, 2002