Can you disable of hide the C:\ drive?

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I have a PC (not on a domain, which means no Active Directory or Group Policy) that is going to be placed in a general public area.  So, I want to lock it down as much as possible.  I am running an Access 2003 DB in kiosk mode with no ability to get to the desktop.  Within the DB there are links to Word docs on a D:\ partition that need to be accessible as Help Docs.  I loaded "WordView" so they would have as few capabilities to manipulate the PC as possible.  But, I have noticed that once a doc is opened, WordView gives them the option to do a "File --> Open".  This gives them a window that they can navigate to all the drive partitions on the PC and can get to the C:\ drive which has all the OS files on it.
 
Is there a way via Registry Entries or other methods where I can "hide" the C:\ drive from view and only allow them to access the D:\ drive without causing any issues with the OS running properly?  I am very concerned about this because this window would allow them to delete any of the files or folders on the C:\ drive.  Suggestions are greatly appreciated!
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution Architect
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You can use the local policy to lockout the C drive.
- Open gpedit.msc
- User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Windows Explorer.
  Click Hide these specified drives in My Computer
You can also use Tweak UI to hide the C drive from the computer aswell.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/Downloads/powertoys/Xppowertoys.mspx
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ram_kerala's method works, and he was the first to submit.  But, Spec01's suggestion to use gpedit.msc was much easier to do and accomplished the same goal without having to download anything or change Reg Entries directly.  So, I am splitting the points evenly.

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