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Adding Items to the Start Button

To add items when you right-click on the Start Button:

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Classes_Root / Directory / Shell
3. Right-click on Shell and select New / -
4. Type in the name of the - and press the Enter -
5. In the Default name that shows in the right hand panel, you can add a title with a & character in front of the letter for a shortcut
6. Right-click on the - you just created and create another - under it called command
7. For the value of this command, enter the * path and program you want to execute
8. Now when you right click on the Start Button, your new program will show up. You do not need to reboot first.
9. For example, if you wanted WinWord, you would add that as the first -, the default in the right panel would be &WinWord so when you right click on the Start Button, the W would be underlined and you could just press that -. The command would be something like C:\MSOFFICE\WINWORD\WINWORD.EXE


Removing Open, Explore & Find from Start Button

When you right click on the Start Button, you can select Open, Explore or Find.
Open shows your Programs folder. Explore starts the Explorer and allows access to all drives.
Find allows you to search and then run programs. In certain situations you might want to disable this feature.
To remove them:

1. Start Regedit
2. Search for Directory
3. This should bring you to Hkey_Classes_Root \ Directory
4. Expand this section by clicking on the "+"
5. Under shell is Find
6. Delete Find
7. Scroll down below Directory to Folder
8. Expand this section under shell
9. Delete Explore and Open

Note: - When you remove Open, you cannot open any folders.
If you need to undo any of the changes, you can download the registry settings before the changes.


Removing Items from NEW

When you right-click on the desktop and select New, a list of default templates you can open up are listed.
To remove items from that list:

1. Start Regedit
2. Search for the string ShellNew
3. This should bring you to HKey_Classes_Root
4. For the items you want to remove, simply rename the ShellNew command
5. Renaming is safer that deleting it
6. Continue searching for the items you want to remove
7. You do not need to reboot for the change to take effect


Changing the Telnet Scroll-Back Buffer Size

By default, the Telnet session has a window size of 25 lines. To increase this so you can scroll back
and look at a larger number on lines:

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Telnet
3. Double-click on the entry Rows in the right hand panel
4. Increase the decimal value to one that suits your needs.


Changing the Tips of the Day

You can edit the Tips of the day in the Registry by going to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ explorer \ Tips


Disabling Drives in My Computer

To turn off the display of local or networked drives when you click on My Computer:

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Add a New DWORD item and name it NoDrives
4. Give it a value of 3FFFFFF
5. Now when you click on My Computer, none of your drives will show


Not Saving Setting on Exit


1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoSaveSettings
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer

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Not Displaying the Network Neighborhood

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoNetHood
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer

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Disabling Run or Find from the Start Menu

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoFile or NoRun
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer

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Hiding All Icons from the Desktop

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoDesktop
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer
7. Now all icons are hidden on the desktop.

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Get Your Folders to Open the Way You Want Every Time

To get your folders to open the way you want every time:

1. Set up all your folders the way you want (auto arrange, view, etc.),
2. Start RegEdit
3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer.
4. Go to NoSaveSettings
5. Modify and change Value to 1


Modifying Default Desktop Icons

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ explorer \ Shell Icons
3. The default icons are numbered in the right panel from 0-40
4. Double click on the number of the particular icon you want to change. See the chart below.
5. Enter the name of the icon file you want to use followed by the number of the icon in that file.
Note: The numbering starts with zero.
6. If you use a single .ICO file, it should be followed by a 0.
7. e.g. - filename.dll,4 - This would actually be the 5th icon since it starts with 0.
8. Make sure you delete the hidden file C:\WINDOWS\SHELLICONCACHE

Below is a reference for the icons I've been able to figure out:

0 - Default Icon
1 - Default Document
2 - Application
3 - Closed Folder
4 - Open Folder
5 - 5 1/4 Drive
6 - 3 1/4 Drive
7 - Removable Drive
8 - Hard Drive
9 - Network Folder
10 - Network Offline
11 - CD
12 - RAM Drive
13 - Entire Nertwork
15 - My Computer
16 - Printer
17 - Network Neighborhood
18 - Network Workgroup
19-27 are the Start Menu icons
19 - Programs
20 - Desktop
21 - Settings
22 - Find
23 - Help
24 - Run
25 - Suspend
27 - Shutdown

28 - Share
29 - Shortcut
31 - Recycle Bin (Empty)
32 - Recycle Bin (*)
33 - Folder, Dial-Up Networking
34 - Desktop
36 - Program Group
40 - Audio Card

In addition, you can change:

* My Computer - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
* Network Neighborhood - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}
* InBox - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{00020D75-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}
* Recycle Bin - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}


Clearing the Documents Menu Automatically

The Documents Menu displays the last file and programs you used. You can clear item manually but only through editing
the Registry can you turn this off automatically. This can be useful on computers that are used by multiple people.
The same settings can be also used in NT 4.0

1. Set the properties on the Recycle Bin to delete files immediately.
2. Start Regedit
3. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders
4. Right click on the right panel
5. Select New / String Value
6. Rename it to Recent - Only if it is not already there
7. Give it the value of C:\RECYCLED
8. Set your Recycle bin to Automatically delete files
9. Log off and back on again.

Your Documents Menu should now be blank. This will be for all subsequent users who logon as well.
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(30-Jul-2009 06:37 PM)mahesh_ssr Wrote: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.Adding Items to the Start Button

To add items when you right-click on the Start Button:

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Classes_Root / Directory / Shell
3. Right-click on Shell and select New / -
4. Type in the name of the - and press the Enter -
5. In the Default name that shows in the right hand panel, you can add a title with a & character in front of the letter for a shortcut
6. Right-click on the - you just created and create another - under it called command
7. For the value of this command, enter the * path and program you want to execute
8. Now when you right click on the Start Button, your new program will show up. You do not need to reboot first.
9. For example, if you wanted WinWord, you would add that as the first -, the default in the right panel would be &WinWord so when you right click on the Start Button, the W would be underlined and you could just press that -. The command would be something like C:\MSOFFICE\WINWORD\WINWORD.EXE


Removing Open, Explore & Find from Start Button

When you right click on the Start Button, you can select Open, Explore or Find.
Open shows your Programs folder. Explore starts the Explorer and allows access to all drives.
Find allows you to search and then run programs. In certain situations you might want to disable this feature.
To remove them:

1. Start Regedit
2. Search for Directory
3. This should bring you to Hkey_Classes_Root \ Directory
4. Expand this section by clicking on the "+"
5. Under shell is Find
6. Delete Find
7. Scroll down below Directory to Folder
8. Expand this section under shell
9. Delete Explore and Open

Note: - When you remove Open, you cannot open any folders.
If you need to undo any of the changes, you can download the registry settings before the changes.


Removing Items from NEW

When you right-click on the desktop and select New, a list of default templates you can open up are listed.
To remove items from that list:

1. Start Regedit
2. Search for the string ShellNew
3. This should bring you to HKey_Classes_Root
4. For the items you want to remove, simply rename the ShellNew command
5. Renaming is safer that deleting it
6. Continue searching for the items you want to remove
7. You do not need to reboot for the change to take effect


Changing the Telnet Scroll-Back Buffer Size

By default, the Telnet session has a window size of 25 lines. To increase this so you can scroll back
and look at a larger number on lines:

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Telnet
3. Double-click on the entry Rows in the right hand panel
4. Increase the decimal value to one that suits your needs.


Changing the Tips of the Day

You can edit the Tips of the day in the Registry by going to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ explorer \ Tips


Disabling Drives in My Computer

To turn off the display of local or networked drives when you click on My Computer:

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Add a New DWORD item and name it NoDrives
4. Give it a value of 3FFFFFF
5. Now when you click on My Computer, none of your drives will show


Not Saving Setting on Exit


1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoSaveSettings
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer

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Not Displaying the Network Neighborhood

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoNetHood
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer

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Disabling Run or Find from the Start Menu

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoFile or NoRun
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer

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You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.


Hiding All Icons from the Desktop

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software\ Microsoft \Windows \ Current Version \ Policies \ Explorer
3. Right click on the right panel and add a New / DWORD
4. Name it NoDesktop
5. Give it a value of 1
6. Logoff or Reboot the computer
7. Now all icons are hidden on the desktop.

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.


Get Your Folders to Open the Way You Want Every Time

To get your folders to open the way you want every time:

1. Set up all your folders the way you want (auto arrange, view, etc.),
2. Start RegEdit
3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer.
4. Go to NoSaveSettings
5. Modify and change Value to 1


Modifying Default Desktop Icons

1. Start Regedit
2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ explorer \ Shell Icons
3. The default icons are numbered in the right panel from 0-40
4. Double click on the number of the particular icon you want to change. See the chart below.
5. Enter the name of the icon file you want to use followed by the number of the icon in that file.
Note: The numbering starts with zero.
6. If you use a single .ICO file, it should be followed by a 0.
7. e.g. - filename.dll,4 - This would actually be the 5th icon since it starts with 0.
8. Make sure you delete the hidden file C:\WINDOWS\SHELLICONCACHE

Below is a reference for the icons I've been able to figure out:

0 - Default Icon
1 - Default Document
2 - Application
3 - Closed Folder
4 - Open Folder
5 - 5 1/4 Drive
6 - 3 1/4 Drive
7 - Removable Drive
8 - Hard Drive
9 - Network Folder
10 - Network Offline
11 - CD
12 - RAM Drive
13 - Entire Nertwork
15 - My Computer
16 - Printer
17 - Network Neighborhood
18 - Network Workgroup
19-27 are the Start Menu icons
19 - Programs
20 - Desktop
21 - Settings
22 - Find
23 - Help
24 - Run
25 - Suspend
27 - Shutdown

28 - Share
29 - Shortcut
31 - Recycle Bin (Empty)
32 - Recycle Bin (*)
33 - Folder, Dial-Up Networking
34 - Desktop
36 - Program Group
40 - Audio Card

In addition, you can change:

* My Computer - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
* Network Neighborhood - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}
* InBox - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{00020D75-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}
* Recycle Bin - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}


Clearing the Documents Menu Automatically

The Documents Menu displays the last file and programs you used. You can clear item manually but only through editing
the Registry can you turn this off automatically. This can be useful on computers that are used by multiple people.
The same settings can be also used in NT 4.0

1. Set the properties on the Recycle Bin to delete files immediately.
2. Start Regedit
3. Go to HKey_Current_User \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders
4. Right click on the right panel
5. Select New / String Value
6. Rename it to Recent - Only if it is not already there
7. Give it the value of C:\RECYCLED
8. Set your Recycle bin to Automatically delete files
9. Log off and back on again.

Your Documents Menu should now be blank. This will be for all subsequent users who logon as well.
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