?
Solved

Registry key to unlock toolbar and enable quick launch toolbar for ALL USERS?

Posted on 2003-11-03
5
Medium Priority
?
1,655 Views
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Hey guys/gals:

I am wondering if anyone can help me out here. I have been searching online and trying sysdiffs of a Windows XP machine to see where the registry entry is to unlock the taskbar and also enable the quick launch toolbar. I have been unsuccessful in my attempts and am hoping some of you may know? I am under a deadline to figure this out due to a high number of new builds coming up in 2 weeks so I will up the points for this reason! Thanks to all!

-Brian
0
Comment
Question by:BrianSimon
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
CrazyOne earned 1500 total points
ID: 9673627
http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/978/
Lock the Taskbar (Windows XP)
This restriction is used to force the locking of the taskbar and restrict users from making any changes to its position.

 This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
Download a free trial now!

Open your registry and find or create the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "LockTaskbar" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Settings
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer]
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer]
Value Name: LockTaskbar
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = Unlocked, 1 = Locked)
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:CrazyOne
ID: 9673643
This one is generic it affect more than the Quick Launch boar

http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/984/

Remove the Toolbars on the Taskbar (Windows XP)
This restriction is used to remove all the toolbars, including Quick Launch, from the taskbar. It also restricts the ability to re-enable them.

 This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
Download a free trial now!

Open your registry and find or create the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "NoToolbarsOnTaskbar" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Settings
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer]
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer]
Value Name: NoToolbarsOnTaskbar
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = default, 1 = enable restriction)
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:CrazyOne
ID: 9673700
0
 

Expert Comment

by:CleanupPing
ID: 9933597
BrianSimon:
This old question needs to be finalized -- accept an answer, split points, or get a refund.  For information on your options, please click here-> http:/help/closing.jsp#1 
EXPERTS:
Post your closing recommendations!  No comment means you don't care.
0

Featured Post

Optimize your web performance

What's in the eBook?
- Full list of reasons for poor performance
- Ultimate measures to speed things up
- Primary web monitoring types
- KPIs you should be monitoring in order to increase your ROI

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Can I legally transfer my OEM version of Windows to another PC?  (AKA - Can I put a new systemboard in my OEM PC?) Few of us are both IT and legal experts but we all have our own views of Microsoft's licensing rules and how they apply.  There are…
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine. Here is how to get rid of this: Click Start Clic…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Sometimes it takes a new vantage point, apart from our everyday security practices, to truly see our Active Directory (AD) vulnerabilities. We get used to implementing the same techniques and checking the same areas for a breach. This pattern can re…
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question