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Disabling the delete function

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Does anybody know how to disable the delet function in win 98- on the right click menu. As in, when i right click on an icon, it gives me the option to delete. I want to REMOVE this function????
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by:Madshi
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seti,

this can not be done by just switching some registry setting. Perhaps (!!!) you can do it by programming a shell extension (interface "IContextMenu") with some heavy manipulations but I'm not sure if that works, either.

Regards, Madshi.
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seti,

I'm currently working on a little context menu shell extension. Today I tried to remove the "delete" menu item from the explorer context menus (that is what you asked for). It's a little bit tricky but it works!
If you give me your eMail I'll send you this DLL. If you have this DLL you'll have to copy it to your "c:\windows\system" directory and then register it on your computer by running "c:\windows\system\regsvr32.exe" with parameter "c:\windows\system\flxShExt.dll".

Regards, Madshi.
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by:seti
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madashi- if you go to www.parkvideo.com, and e-mail the webmaster, that will get to me. Would appreciate it if you could provide full instructions.
Thanks.
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