How to lock the status of the Active Web Page?

I need to disable or lock the active web page section of the menu bar that is displayed when right clicking the desktop. I already have Tweak UI and PCLock 98 running to disable most other things, but disabling the active desktop then gives me access to most of the things I'm trying to lock out - making the whole exercise a little pointless! This is an urgent ask, as it's for a client, so any responses greatly appreciated!
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Patricia Siu-Lai HoCommented:
<<I need to disable or lock the active web page section of the menu bar that is displayed when right clicking the desktop.>
In TweakUi, IE4 Tab, if you unchecked the box for
[ ] Active Desktop enabled
[ ] Allow changes to Active Desktop.

Would this help you to meet your criteria? Let me know if it worked.    Pslh
C66, is this a semi-permanent lockdown or lockout?

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C66, like most internet sites, at times we have to deal with sometimes difficult people like Vorton who posted the proposed answer. Kindly reject it and we'll see what can be done to prevent his kind of abuse in the future.
c661jmbAuthor Commented:
dont be a moron! get your self a life pleb head
C66, would you want to lock these settings with some registry entries?
c661jmbAuthor Commented:
Yes if possible
C66, here's some of the entries you can change. I copied this out of my site, so sorry for the hype!

If you want to make restrictions to what users can do without having to run Poledit, changes can be made directly to the registry. This will allow you to make a REG file with the specific restrictions you want and importing them all at once.

1.      Start Regedit

2.      Go to HKEY_Current_User\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies

3.      There should already be at least an Explorer key

4.      Additional keys that can be created under Policies are System, Network and WinOldApp, you can then add DWORD values set to 1 in the appropriate keys.

5.      In the Explorer key you can add:

NoDeletePrinter            -      Disables Deletion of Printers
NoAddPrinter            -      Disables Addition of Printers
NoRun                  -      Disables Run Command
NoSetFolders            -      Removes Folders from Settings on Start Menu
NoSetTaskbar            -      Removes Taskbar from Settings on Start Menu
NoFind                  -      Removes the Find Command
NoDrives                  -      Hides Drives in My Computers
NoNetHood            -      Hides the Network Neighborhood
NoDesktop            -      Hides all items on the Desktop
NoClose                  -      Disables Shutdown
NoSaveSettings            -      Don't save settings on exit
DisableRegistryTools      -      Disable Registry Editing Tools - NOTE: Be Careful of this one.
NoFavoritesMenu            -      Removes Favorites Menu

6.      In the System key you can enter:

NoDispCPL            -      Disable Display Control Panel
NoDispBackgroundPage      -      Hide Background Page
NoDispScrSavPage      -      Hide Screen Saver Page
NoDispAppearancePage      -      Hide Appearance Page
NoDispSettingsPage      -      Hide Settings Page
NoSecCPL            -      Disable Password Control Panel
NoPwdPage            -      Hide Password Change Page
NoAdminPage            -      Hide Remote Administration Page
NoProfilePage            -      Hide User Profiles Page
NoDevMgrPage            -      Hide Device Manager Page
NoConfigPage            -      Hide Hardware Profiles Page
NoFileSysPage            -      Hide File System Button
NoVirtMemPage            -      Hide Virtual Memory Button

Use this setting to hide the Background tab under Control Panel > Display, to prevent users from changing their desktop background and wallpaper settings.  To set this option, go to:


and edit/create the value NoDispBackgroundPage (REG_DWORD) and set the value to "1" (without quotes) to hide the Background tab.  To re-enable the tab, set the value to "0".

This works in Windows  95, 98, NT 4 and Windows 2000

7.      In the Network key you can enter:

NoNetSetupSecurityPage      -      Hides security pages
NoNetSetup            -      Disable the Network Control Panel
NoNetSetupIDPage      -      Hide Identification Page
NoNetSetupSecurityPage      -      Hide Access Control Page
NoFileSharingControl      -      Disable File Sharing Controls
NoPrintSharing            -      Disable Print Sharing Controls

8.      In the WinOldApp key you can enter:

Disabled                  -      Disable MS-DOS Prompt
NoRealMode            -      Disables Single-Mode MS-DOS

Hide Access Control Tab Under Network Icon

Use this setting to hide the Access Control tab under Control Panel Network.  The Access Control tab allows users to choose if shared printers and folders on that machine can be accessed by using a password, or by specifying a list of authorized users.  To set this option, go to:


And edit/create the value NoNetSetupSecurityPage (REG_DWORD) and set the value to "1" (without quotes) to hide the Access Control tab, or "0" to display the tab.

Do Not Display Last Logged On User Name in NT Logon Box

Use this setting to prevent the last logged on user ID from displaying in the Windows NT login box.  This will cause an intruder to have to guess both a user ID as well as a password when trying to break into a system.   To set this option, go to:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

and create/edit the value "DontDisplayLastUserName" (REG_DWORD) and set the value to "1" (without quotes) to hide the user ID, or "0" to display the ID.

Disable Print Sharing Control for Specific Users
Use this setting to prevent a user from sharing a printer on their machine. When set, this option removes the "Sharing..." menu option from the Printers menu and the context menu for a printer directly connected to that user's machine.  To set this option, go to:


and edit/create the value NoPrintSharingControl (REG_DWORD) and set the value to "1" (without quotes) to prevent printer sharing, or "0" to allow printer sharing.

Want to hide some of the items in your Start menu from someone else who is using your system?

Just mark the top-secret items hidden. As long as your system is set to hide "hidden" files, those items stay out of sight.

Right-click the Start button, select Open, and navigate to an item you want to "remove" from your Start menu. Right-click the item, select Properties, and in the resulting Properties dialog box, select Hidden. Click OK, then repeat these steps for each item you'd like to hide. Restart Windows 95, click Start, and the hidden items are nowhere in sight.

(Note: If the items still appear in the Start menu, in any Explorer window, select View, Options, and on the View tab, select Hide Files Of These Types. If you have Internet Explorer 4 or higher installed, select View, Folder Options, and on the View tab, select Do Not Show Hidden Files.)


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