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GPO Hide "My Computer" from desktop and start menu

I can find "Hide My Documents from Desktop" and "Hide My Documents from Start Menu" but what I want to do is hide the "My Computer" icon from desktops and start menus via AD group policy. Anyone know where this setting might be?
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smetterd
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Netman66Commented:
What clients are you running?
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Gareth GudgerCommented:
If it is Windows 2000 or XP.

Go to Start ==> Run ==> type gpedit.msc and click Ok.

Expand.
+User Configuration
 + Administrative Templates
  + Desktop

And you will see "Remove My Computer Icon from the Desktop" which will allow you to enable to disable that icon.
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Gareth GudgerCommented:
Also if you go to

Expand.
+User Configuration
 + Administrative Templates
  + Start Menu and Taskbar

You can modify the those items. Including "Force Windows Classic Start Menu" which will prevent My Computer from showing.
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