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How To: Disable various windows options
Posted by Panagiotis Mantzouranis on 17 October 2018 03:13 PM

Disable Start menu

1. Check "Disable start menu" option in client settings

Block access to Desktop

1. Check "Sticky shell" option in client settings

 

Block Access to Network neighborhood

1. Create a security Profile, open Restrictions tab

2.  Add a new restriction - WindowName. Enter "Network"

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups

 

Disable Windows control panels

1. Create a security Profile, open Policies tab

2. Check Windows explorer - "Disable control panel"

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

 

Disable Windows 10 control panel AND Charm settings

1. Create a security Profile, open restrictions tab

2. Add a new restriction - FileName. Enter SystemSettingsBroker.exe

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

OR

1. Create a task - registry script and add it to startup tasks

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoControlPanel"=dword:00000001

 

If you want to disable specific control panel options, you need to use Windows Group Policy Editor LINK

 

Disable Right click on windows taskbar

1. Create a security Profile, open Policies tab

2. Check Windows explorer - "Disable tray contextual menu"

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

 

Disable Right click on files and folders

 1. Create a security Profile, open Policies tab

 2. Check Windows explorer - "Disable folder options menu"

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

 

 

 

Disable Windows 10 various control windows such as disk management and computer management

1. Create a security Profile, open Restrictions tab

2. Add a new restriction - ClassName. Enter MMCMainFrame

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

 

Disable Windows 10 Microsoft Store

1. Create a security Profile, open Restrictions tab

2. Add a new restriction - FileName. Enter WinStore.App.exe

3. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

 

Disable taskbar and explorer

1. Create a security Profile, and add "explorer.exe" as a security restriction (picture 1)

2. Select the security profile in your computer groups (picture 2)

3. Create a task "batch script" with the following command: taskkill /im "explorer.exe" /f (picture 3)

4. Add the newly created task to login actions (picture 4)

 

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