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Disable the shortcut of “Remote Desktop Connection” program in new Start menu (For Current User).

The Most Frequent List in new Start menu displays the application names that are regularly used. This setting can disable the shortcut of the program “Remote Desktop Connection” from appearing in the list.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Windows displays the most frequently accessed programs, in left panel of the new Start menu called Most Frequent List. This list makes the program accessibility comfortable for users. But, with this setting you can disable the shortcut of the program “Remote Desktop Connection” in Most Frequent List of Start menu.

“Mstsc.exe” is the executable program of “Remote Desktop Connection”. With “Remote Desktop Connection”, you can easily connect and control a terminal server or any other computer running Windows. All you need is network access and permissions to connect to the other computer. This allows you to use the data and applications of the remote computer, without being present at the place. Point to Start > Programs > Accessories > Communications > Remote Desktop Connection to call the program.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the subkeys “Applications\mstsc.exe” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a string value “NoStartPage”, if this value does not exists, and leave the data blank. This removes the shortcut to the program.

However, if you want to get the program shortcut back in Start menu, delete the subkey “mstsc.exe”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Hide Remote Desktop Connection from MFL in simple start menu.reg

The '.reg' file can hide "Remote Desktop Connection" link from the Start menu.

Show Remote Desktop Connection in MFL of simple start menu (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can show "Remote Desktop Connection" link in the Start menu.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

“Remote Desktop Connection" is hidden from the Start menu.

“Remote Desktop Connection" is visible in the Start menu by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\] and create a new key "Applications".

Third, create a sub key as "Mstsc.exe" under "Applications".

Fourth, create a String value as "NoStartPage".

Keep the value data blank to disable Microsoft "Remote Desktop Connection” to appear in the 'Start Menu'.

Clear the computer names searched on a network.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting allows you to clear the names of all computers that were passed as arguments while searching a computer on the network.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For Current User).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For All Users).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Clear the recently accessed documents list.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to delete the documents in "Recent Documents" folder.

Clear history of recently accessed entries on logoff.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to clear the recently accessed documents list on Start Menu as well as the Internet Explorer URL history, when you log off your system.

 
 
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