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How to disable windows xp games using server 2003 GPO

Posted on 2008-06-23
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Hi i would like to know how i can disable games on client XP work stations managed by a Windows 2003 SBS server.

I would like to know how to do using the 2003 server GPO
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Question by:softley
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by:softley
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thanks for that but i need info for win 2003 sbs server, it seems its a differn't method using wIN 2K SERVER
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by:Carol Chisholm
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You should post in the SBS group for SBS questions.
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If you don't want them, simply delete them. Create a GPO with a computer startup script (batch file) that contains the following:
rd /s /q "%ProgramFiles%\MSN Gaming Zone"
rd /s /q "%ProgramFiles%\Windows NT\Pinball"
del /f /s "%SystemRoot%\system32\winmine.exe"
del /f /s "%SystemRoot%\system32\freecell.exe"
del /f /s "%SystemRoot%\system32\mshearts.exe"
del /f /s "%SystemRoot%\system32\sol.exe"
del /f /s "%SystemRoot%\system32\spider.exe"
rd /s /q "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Games"
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by:darkjedi213
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Oops, in the script above, replace the "del /f /s" with "del /f /q"
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