Remove Quick Launch bar via registry or Group Policy

Posted on 2006-05-15
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi everybody,
I need your help. I try to lock at maximum some users of my firm and I want to do that via group policy or logon script. I tried to remove(hide) the quicklaunch toolbar but I wasn't able..
there's a way (and how) to remove the quick launch?

please let me know.

Question by:nschwend
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    Accepted Solution


    See if the "NoToolbarsOnTaskbar" Policy setting helps.

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    Expert Comment

    The quick launch stuff is stored here:

    C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

    If you delete the quicklaunch folder, the toolbar is gone.

    Author Comment

    I cannot delete the folder you told me... and when I try to remove the single file it tells me that is not possible..
    LVL 4

    Expert Comment

    You can remove the quick launch icons by setting the following registry entry to 0:


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