Right Click- "all Programs" .. Group Policy

Posted on 2006-05-10
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Last Modified: 2012-08-14
In a Windows 2003 Server environment, how can I disable the abililty to right click on "all programs" in the start menu?

Question by:cmushaun
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Hi cmushaun,

user config\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar\Remove access to the context menus for the taskbar  

that will remove right click completely

Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar\Remove Drag-and-drop context menus on the Start Menu

that will remove just from the start menu


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ID: 16662412
This does not fix the problem, any other ideas?
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ID: 16663536
doesnt fix? thats the setting to remove it!

try this, locally on one machine, right click on the taskbar -  properties - start menu - advanced - deslect enable drag and drop

see if it fixes it, thats the same setting that the policy hits
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ID: 16666838
Well, this disables right clicking for all of the areas in the start menu except on the "all programs" button. This seems to be a hole in group policy...?
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ID: 16668307
hmm you may be correct, i apply this policy at the same times a enforcing classic start menu

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