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Policy Registry Entries (Default User)

This article was previously published under Q151176
This article outlines the locations and values for registry entries thatare written to a Windows NT workstation or Windows NT server when theadministrator makes modifications via the System Policy Editor. To run thisapplication, select Start\Programs\AdministrativeTools(Common)\SystemPolicy Editor. Knowing the location of these registry settings will assistyou in troubleshooting problems. This article is specific to the optionsfound in the <User> section of the System Policy Editor. The format for theinformation below is:

(1st line)   The location in the System Policy Editor being described(2nd line)   Key: <path to subkey where values will be located>(indented text)   One or more values that will appear for a given subkey                  and their descriptions under System Policy Editor.				

For <user>\Control Panel\Display:Key: My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\      Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System      NoDispAppearancePage       Restrict Display - Hide Appearance Tab      NoDispBackgroundPage       - Hide Background Tab      NoDispCPL                  - Deny Access to display icon      NoDispScrSavPage           - Hide Screen Saver tab      NoDispSettingsPage         - Hide Settings tabFor <user>\Desktop:Key: My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\ Subkey: Desktop      Wallpaper        Wallpaper      TileWallpaper    - Tile WallpaperSubkey: Appearance      Current          Color schemeFor <user>\Shell\Custom folders:Key: My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\      Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders      Programs         Custom Programs folder      Desktop          Custom desktop icons      Startup          Custom Startup folder      Start Menu       Custom Start menu      NetHood          Custom Network Neighborhood				
For <user>\Shell\Restrictions:Key: My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\      Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Subkey: Explorer				
      NoClose          Disable Shut Down command      NoDesktop        Hide all items on desktop      NoDrives         Hide drives in My Computer      NoFind           Remove Find command from Start menu      NoNetHood        Hide Network Neighborhood      NoRun            Remove Run command from Start menu      NoSaveSettings   Don't save settings at exit      NoSetFolders     Remove folders from Settings @ Start menu      NoSetTaskbar     Remove Taskbar from Settings / Start menuSubkey: Network     NoEntireNetwork      No Entire Network in Net Neighborhood     NoWorkgroupContents  No workgroup contentsFor <user>\System\Restrictions:Key: MyComputer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\      Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Subkey: Explorer      RestrictRun          Run only allowed Windows applications				
Subkey: Explorer\RestrictRun   as   1 with data of  "<application>"        2 with data of  "<application2>", etc.For <user>\Windows NT Shell\Custom Folders:Key: MyComputer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\      Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders       Desktop       Custom Desktop icons       NetHood       Customer Network Neighborhood       Programs      Custom Programs folder       Start Menu    Custom Start menu       Startup       Custom Startup folder				
For <user>\Windows NT System:Key: MyComputer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\      Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon      ParseAutoexec        Parse Autoexec.bat				


Article ID: 151176 - Last Review: 11/01/2006 03:58:15 - Revision: 1.1

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