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Prevent the display of Control Panel, Printers, and Network Connections on Settings menu (For All Users).

This tweak lets you remove vital items from Settings on the Start menu and also from My Computer and Windows Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This tweak lets you remove Control Panel, Printers and Faxes and Network Connection icons from Settings on the Start menu and also from My Computer and Windows Explorer. This tweak may also disable the shortcut keys (Windows + E) to run Windows Explorer.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey “\Explorer” does not exist, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value “NoSetFolders” in the right panel.

Now, right-click and modify its value to “1” which can prevent display of the icons. However, if you want to show the icons back, change the value data to “0” or delete the added values.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Hide control panel, printers...from the settings in start menu.reg

The ".reg" file can hide Control Panel, Printers etc. from settings in the Start menu.

Show control panel, printers...from the settings in start menu (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can show Control Panel, Printers etc. in settings in the Start menu.

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

The "Control Panel", "Network Connections" and "Printers and Faxes" options are not visible in the "Start Menu > Settings" after the changes have been made in the registry.

The "Control Panel", "Network Connections" and "Printers and Faxes" options are visible in the "Start Menu > Settings".

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

Second, go to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\] key, right-click and click on "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "Explorer".

Third, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on "New > DWORD Value" to create a new DWORD value with the name "NoSetFolders".

Fourth, right-click on the 'NoSetFolders' DWORD value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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